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Unformatted text preview: industry. From the swine farm, they changed it to a sheep farm where they packed wool. However, at that time, wool was not popular so they were losing a lot of money. They had to change the farm to a cattle farm. Here they had 200 commercial brood cows. This farm has changed a lot throughout Dr. Updike’s life. For his education, Dr. Updike went to Virginia Tech and he was in the Animal and Poultry Sciences Department, where he joined the Livestock judging team and the Scientific mentoring. He also went to Ohio State University where he studied cattle, poultry, sheep, aquaculture in the Animal Science Department. Currently, he is a faculty advisor to Wye Angus where he is an extension beef spet. In this job he looks at the beef quality and reproductive management. He is also a professor at the University of Maryland, where he teaches Animal Science 101, Animal Science 103, Principles of Livestock Evaluation, and Livestock Management....
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- Fall '10
- Livestock, Dr. Updike