APPLIED AGRICULTURE ANIMAL SCIENCE 1: Dairy and Poultry Management
CREDITS: 1/2 COURSE LENGTH: 9 weeks
This agri-science class will continue with the discussion about Dairy and Poultry from the Ag Science I class. The body systems including skeletal, reproduction, digestion, and mammary will be reviewed. Veterinary skills will be explored for dairy and poultry. Careers will be explored by students visiting with a professional in the livestock industry. Each student will explore varied agricultural career options in all units studied and relate them to their individual interest, aptitudes and skills.
In-depth management topics will center on the dairy and poultry production. Areas to be covered will include health, housing, nutrition, selection, marketing, current issues and global and environmental concerns related to animal science, Field trips will be taken to local livestock producers to observe management practices and career possibilities.
Students will evaluate the impact of processed agriculture foods and products from dairy and poultry on current and future lifestyles.