Minor in Animal Agriculture - Beef Production and Management (A) ANSC 2007   Beef Production and Management (A)
CREDIT HOURS: 3
This course will focus on the management of commercial beef farms, ranging from cow/calf to stocker/feeder operations. Components of breeding, nutrition, and behaviour will be discussed. A systems approach to the management of the farm will be undertaken. The role of the manager in optimizing production is an important component. A historical perspective on the Atlantic beef industry along with coverage of emerging trends will be part of the course. Key beef industry issues such as the impact of BSE, animal welfare, and beef marketing will be discussed.
NOTES: Fall semester
FORMAT:
  • Lecture
  • Lab

LAB HOURS PER WEEK: 2