AGRI 2022 - Dairy Cattle Evaluation, 2 Credits

Level: Lower

The course will focus on the phenotypic evaluation of dairy cattle in relation to the productive life of the animals as well as efficiency, and the economic impact on dairy producers. Labs consist of students spending time cow-side evaluating animals via knowledge retained during lecture. Anatomy of the cow will be mastered, value of type traits will be learned, differentiation of the dairy breeds will be understood, and oral presentation skills will be honed.