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ANS 304 Dairy Cattle Evaluation 2. Prerequisite: ANS 150.

The first half of this course covers basic aspects of dairy cattle breeds, dairy character, form and function including type traits and linear scoring of dairy cattle, interpreting and using judging scorecards, comparing/evaluating dairy cattle, andplacing animals in a class. The second half of the course develops the student's ability to correctly evaluate dairy cattle classes, but more importantly to support their opinions through oral communication.

ANS 309 Livestock Evaluation 3. Prerequisite: ANS 150.

Students will be exposed to basic concepts associated with growth, development and value determination of livestock. Familiarization with official USDA grading standards for cattle, sheep, swine and goats is emphasized. Introduction to judging terminology, placing classes of livestock and justification through oral reasons.

ANS 403 Swine Management 3. Prerequisite: ANS 150; Restrictive Statement: Students must be Juniors or Seniors.

Management principles associated with swine production. Emphasis on interactions of health, equipment, nutrition, reproduction and genetics during nursery, finishing, farrowing and breeding phases of production. Waste management practices and alternatives, development of marketing strategies and economic evaluation of management practices.

ANS 262 Swine Breeding and Gestation Management 1. Prerequisite: ANS 150 or equivalent.

Management principles associated with breeding and gestation in swine. Emphasis on reproductive anatomy and physiology of boars and sows, development of replacement animals, semen production and evaluation, artificial insemination, and use of reproductive records. Extensive use of reproductive case studies.

ANS 269 Internship in the Swine Industry 1. Prerequisite: ANS 150 or equivalent.

Experiential learning in the swine industry through opportunities that provide hands-on experience and exposure to the scope of pork enterprises. Students can expect to apply principles and practices already learned, and add practical experience to their skill sets and knowledge base. Individualized/Independent Study and Research courses require a Course Agreement for Students Enrolled in Non-Standard Courses be completed by the student and faculty member prior to registration by the department.

ANS 230 Animal Nutrition 3. Prerequisite: ANS 150 or BIO 183; ANS 205 is also recommended..

Introduction to nutrition, digestion, and absorption in domestic mammals. Major nutrient classes and their functions in the body, feed classification and chemical analysis, feed processing, and nutrient requirements.

ANS 261 Swine Health and Biosecurity 1. Prerequisite: ANS 150 or equivalent.

Introduction and basic overview of the immune system, swine disease transmission and pathobiology, standard biosecurity protocols, identification of disease in pigs, basic treatment administration, and disease prevention.

ANS 263 Farrowing Management 1. Prerequisite: ANS 150 or equivalent.

Advanced integration and application of factors important in the proper care and management of swine during farrowing and lactation.

ANS 266 Swine Environment Management 1. Prerequisite: ANS 150 or equivalent.

Course includes response of swine to thermal environment ventilation system design and analysis, heating and cooling, systems and examples of various designs for all phases of production. Troubleshooting and energy analysis will be included as well.

ANS 268 Employee Management for the Swine Industry 1. Prerequisite: ANS 150 or equivalent.

Effective employee management in swine production units. Principles, policies, and practices related to hiring, development and retention of employees, as well as fundamental organizational management.

ANS 264 Swine Nursery and Finishing Management 1. Prerequisite: ANS 150 or equivalent.

Overview of the critical management, housing, and financial considerations relevant to the successful operation of a swine nursery, grow-finish, or wean to finish enterprise.

ANS 267 Swine Manure and Nutrient Management 1. Prerequisite: ANS 150 or equivalent.

Course includes manure production rates, manure handling systems, storage and manure management planning for land applications. Some odor mitigation technologies will be covered.

ANS 270 Pork Export Markets from a Swine Production Perspective 1. Prerequisite: ANS 150 or equivalent.

Introduction to global markets; cultural preferences and customs associated with the global swine industry. International trade regulations and potential impact of foreign animal diseases and bioterrorism affecting the U.S. swine industry.

FM 272 Swine Feed Mill Management 1. Prerequisite: ANS 150 or ANS 260 or EquivalentRestriction: Restricted to non-ANS (Animal Science) students. ANS students cannot take the course for credit..

Principles of feed manufacturing, equipment operation, feed and ingredient quality assurance and regulatory compliance in a modern feed milling operation. Overview of feed mill regulations and safety.

ANS 271 Swine Nutrition 1. Prerequisite: ANS 150 or ANS 260 or EquivalentRestriction: Restricted to non-ANS (Animal Science) students. ANS students cannot take the course for credit..

Principles involved with developing and implementing a swine feeding program, including fundamentals of feeding pigs, understanding nutrients used in pig diets, factors affecting nutrient recommendations, feeding systems for pigs, feed ingredients, and formulation of swine diets.

ANS 408 Small Ruminant Management 3. Prerequisite: ANS 150, Junior standing.

Principles and practices of production, management, and marketing of sheep and goats. Role of genetics, nutrition, reproduction and animal health. Hands-on experience and field trips during labs.

ANS 201 Techniques of Animal Care 2. Prerequisite: ANS 150 (all ANS Majors) or ANS 101 (Ag Institute Livestock, Poultry Mgmt Program).

A laboratory course in the applied management of beef cattle, dairy cattle, swine and small ruminants with participatory assignments of common techniques utilized in livestock production.

ANS 265 Contemporary Issues in the Swine Industry 1. Prerequisite: ANS 150 or equivalent.

Overview of current issues affecting pork production in the United States, including, but not limited to: environment, Swine welfare and profitability/market issues. Development of skills to promote animal agriculture when dealing with the media and general public.

ANS 402 Beef Cattle Management 3. Prerequisite: ANS 150, Junior standing.

ANS 402 integrates technical information from nutrition, reproduction, genetics, physiology, and animal welfare into management decisions that will enhance a beef cattle operation. Students will engage in beef cattle and environmental management and varied communication formats to explore relationships between sectors of the beef industry from cow-calf to the consumer.

ANS 404 Dairy Cattle Management 3. Prerequisite: ANS 150, Junior standing.

In ANS 404, students will develop a better understanding of dairy cattle management with an emphasis on the impact of decisions on productivity, health, profitability, and the future of the dairy enterprise.

ANS 240 Livestock Merchandising 3. Prerequisite: ANS 150; Restrictive Statement: Students must be Juniors or Seniors.

This course is designed to acquaint students with different methods for merchandising livestock and with strategies for adding value to products produced from livestock. Students will learn new ways to promote a farming operation. Required visits to Animal Educational Units outside of normal class time and student must provide own transportation. Two required mandatory Saturday events. The animal auction held on the 2nd Saturday of April and the Open House held either one or two Saturdays (varies depending on the Spring Holiday) prior to the animal auction.

ARE 260 Marketing and Risk Management in the Pork Industry 1. Prerequisite: ANS 150.

A comprehensive overview of structure and trends in markets and marketing options available in the swine industry. Management of market risk with hedging or other contracts.

ANS 150 Introduction to Animal Science 3.

Introduction to the principles and physiology of animal management, the contributions of animals and animal products to humanity, the application of science to to animal production, and issues regarding animal production. The course includes biological aspects of animal science such as animal behavior, anatomical and physiological aspects of reproduction and nutrition, animal breeding and genetics, and human/animal interactions. Normal management and production techniques (including proper terminology) as well as social issues and current events related to livestock, equines, and companion mammals are discussed. Prerequisite: None. Course is 3 credits. Class meets Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 8:30 to 9:20 a/m/ in 201 Riddick Hall. Fall semesters are restricted to new incoming Animal Science Freshmen. Open to all students in Spring and Summer.

ANS 151 Introduction to Animal Science Lab 1. Corequisite: ANS 150; R: Animal Science or Ag Extension or Ag Science or Ag Education majors.

Hands-on experience and demonstrations with livestock and horses; identification of common management equipment and knowledge of proper use; animal tracts, organs, skulls, feeds, breeds, and other animal-related items or topics. The lecture (ANS 150) must be taken concurrently or have been passed previously with a C-minus or higher. This lab course is restricted to the following majors: Animal Science, Ag Extension, Ag Science, and Ag Education. Transportation is provided to the off-campus labs, and students will be returned to campus prior to the end of the scheduled lab period.