ANIML SCI 297D ST - Dairy Calf Management

This course partners the Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences with a local dairy farm to provide an animal-intensive learning experience. Small groups (2-4) of participating students working in shifts, are expected to feed and care for dairy calves seven days per week under the direct supervision of the instructor. Students are also expected to meet weekly as a group to weigh, clean, and perform other management procedures that may be necessary. Additionally, students will be expected to review and discuss recent research in the area of neonatal management, nutrition, housing, well-being, and health of calves birth to weaning.

Instructor(s): 
Credits: 
2
Semester(s) offered: 
Spring
Pre-requisites: 

Instructor consent required.