VETS 3204 - Farm Animal Management, 4 Credits

Level: Lower

This course is designed to provide the student insight into the behavior, care and management of farm animals. Dairy cattle, horses, sheep, swine, goats and other animals will be discussed. Emphasis will be placed on the practical aspects of veterinary nursing such as proper handling, restraint, evaluation, medication, treatment, and examination procedures that apply to farm animal species. Characteristics of the major breeds, terminology, disease control measures, housing, and basic management practices will also be covered.