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AGSC 410 - Sheep Management

(3 units) CO14
Principles of sheep production and application of selection, breeding, nutrition, management and marketing under western ranch and farming environments.

Prerequisite(s): AGSC 100 ; VM 328 . Recommended Preparation: AGSC 310 .

Units of Lecture: 2
Units of Laboratory/Studio: 1
Offered: Every Spring
Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course:
1. Students will be able to describe different sheep management systems and marketing strategies used in the Western United States.
2. Students will be able to demonstrate application of managerial skills and production tools and techniques through both laboratory exercises and the required 3-day lambing experiential activity.
3. Students will be able to apply knowledge from Livestock Production (AGSC 100), Nutrition (AGSC 206/406), Anatomy and Physiology (VM 328), genetics, diseases, and management and business principles to solve problems associated with a sheep operation.
4. Students will be able to communicate management decisions and enterprise business plan orally to their peers and invited guests in a professional manner.


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