University General Course Catalog 2022-2023 
    Jan 27, 2023  
University General Course Catalog 2022-2023
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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 .

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 2
Units of Laboratory/Studio: 1
Offered: Every Spring

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. describe different sheep management systems and marketing strategies used in the Western United States.
2. demonstrate application of managerial skills and production tools and techniques through both laboratory exercises and the required 3-day lambing experiential activity.
3. 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. communicate management decisions and enterprise business plan orally to their peers and invited guests in a professional manner.

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