Minor in Animal Agriculture - The Science of Modern Sheep Farming (A) ANSC 4006   The Science of Modern Sheep Farming (A)
CREDIT HOURS: 3
Sheep were among the first animals to be domesticated and since then, sheep have been bred for different roles: wool, meat, milk. In the Maritimes, the importance of sheep in the rural economy is on the increase. This course will guide students through the science of sheep production. Nutrition, pasture management, breeding, lambing and flock health will be covered. The traditional roles of sheep for meat and wool production will be emphasized, but also newer uses in Canada such as dairy sheep production will be explored.
NOTES: Winter semester
FORMAT:
  • Lecture
  • Lab

LAB HOURS PER WEEK: 2
PREREQUISITES: BIOA 3008, NUTR 3000