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AnS 235 Dairy Cattle Science Introduction to principles, practices, and decisions necessary when raising dairy cattle through the vertically integrated production cycle. Student outcomes: After completing this course, students will be able to: 1. describe domestic and global trends in milk production and marketing of dairy products 2. describe the type of information contained on DHI records and how it is used to evaluate individual cow and herd performance and for genetic evaluations 3. utilize PCDart & Dairy Metrics to obtain information and industry norms that assist in management of dairy herds 4. describe the steps in proper milking time routine that contribute to quality milk 5. list components of a milking system and describe the role of each part 6.
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Unformatted text preview: describe the various types of milking systems available for dairy herds and list the advantages and disadvantages of each 7. describe the various feed storage and delivery systems utilized on dairy farms and list the advantages and disadvantages of each 8. describe the various waste handling systems utilized by dairy producers and list the advantages and disadvantages of each 9. describe the various housing systems utilized by dairy producers for animals of different ages and list the advantages and disadvantages of each 10. describe the different management groups that exist in a dairy herd that is rearing it's own replacement animals 11. describe applications of reproductive technologies and practices and list the advantages and disadvantages of each...
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