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About this course
Upon completion ;
- Apply the fundamental tenets of animal science disciplines to practical experiences with a range of livestock, and poultry. These experiences include creating and demonstrating the use of behavioral, environmental, and nutritional enrichment to maximize animal welfare considerations.
- Apply the fundamental tenets of plant science, including soils and general horticulture, to the preparation, planting, maintenance, and harvesting of one or more food animal crops.
- Recognize the difference between injurious and noxious plants from native species commonly consumed by livestock.
- Demonstrate safe and effective restraint of poultry and livestock species for the administration of medicines and application of common husbandry procedures.
- Create nutritionally sound diets for poultry and major livestock species based on animal requirements and sound economics.