University General Course Catalog 2022-2023 
    Feb 04, 2023  
University General Course Catalog 2022-2023
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AGSC 618 - Cattle Production & Management

(3 units)
This course will cover relevant principles of cattle management. Topics include production systems, breeds, health, nutrition, reproduction, lactation physiology, business management, and contemporary challenges associated with beef and dairy cattle.

Maximum units a student may earn: 3

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 cattle production systems in the USA.
2. demonstrate application of managerial skills and production techniques through hands-on exercises during laboratory practicals.
3. define cattle breeds employed in the beef and dairy industries of USA.
4. articulate the principles of management of beef and dairy cattle.
5. evaluate the challenges and success of beef and dairy cattle enterprises.
6. evaluate reproductive, nutritional, and health management of beef and dairy cattle enterprises.
7. discuss the importance and the challenges of the cattle industry.
8. critically examine several aspects of cattle management.

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