DAIRY PRODUCTION SYSTEMS

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Course Venue:

Upper Lecture Theatre

Agriculture
AG101
College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
Course Code: 
ANS 3102
Course Credit Units: 
3
Semester: 
Semester 1
Year of Study: 
Year 3
Undergraduate or Graduate Level: 
Undergraduate Level
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Course Description & Objectives: 

Introduction: importance, trends and prospects, limitations and production systems; Establishing a dairy herd; Routine management practices; Management of young and replacement stock; Reproductive management in a dairy herd; Feeding the dairy herd; Milk secretion, milking and milk quality; Dairy cattle health management; Orientation to and practical hands-on of body condition scoring, judging cattle for dairy form, drawing a breeding chart using a universal calendar; making feed budgets for a dairy herd.

DAIRY PRODUCTION SYSTEMS
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