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COURSE OUTLINE:

ANSC 103 Fall 2015


Laboratory Schedule
Topic
Introduction, Economics, and Animal Care
Introduction to laboratory procedures
Economics of Animal Agriculture
Animal Care and Welfare

Laboratory
1

Week of
Aug. 31

No class

Sept. 7

Week of Labor Day Holiday

Sept. 14

Basic Swine Handling and Mgmt, Part I

Sept. 21

Species assignment

Swine Handling & Collecting BW


Swine Industry Overview
Breeds of Swine, Terminology, & Parts
of the Pig

The Poultry Industry and Principles of Animal


Research

Assignments
Using the library
assignment

Tour Animal Wing


Chicken Handling, Parts of the Chicken,
Breeds of Poultry
Introduction to the Poultry Industry &
Poultry Products
Poultry Reproduction

Sept. 28

Basic Sheep Handling and Management


Basic Sheep Handling & Health Exam
Sheep industry Overview & Products
Sheep Breeds, Terminology, and Parts of
a Sheep

Oct. 5

Basic Equine Handling and Management


Handling, Restraining, and Moving
Horses
Horse Behavior and the Equine Industry
Horse Terminology, Breeds, and Parts of
a Horse

Biosecurity
assignment

Using the library


assignment due

Biosecurity
assignment due

Oct. 12

Basic Swine Handling and Mgmt, Part II


Backfat Ultrasound & Collecting BW
The Ideal Market Hog, Value of a Pork
Carcass, & Pork Products
Feed Efficiency and Performance of
Swine

Oct. 19

Animal Health and Disease Prevention


Horse Health Checks
Cattle Health Checks
Common Livestock Diseases and
Disease Prevention

Oct. 26

Nov. 2

Basic Animal Nutrition and Digestive Anatomy


Introduction to Basic Nutrition Concepts
Digestive Anatomy and Function
Fistulated Cow
Introduction to Feedstuffs and Ration
Formulation
Diet Evaluation
Feedstuffs Identification and
Comparative Digestive Anatomy
Computer Ration Formulation Example

10

Nov. 9

Basic Dairy Cattle Handling and Milking


Management
Introduction to Industry Structure,
Breeds, Life Cycle, Genetic Selection,
and Dairy Products
Dairy Cattle Basics
Mastitis and Milking Management

11

Nov.16

Basic Beef Cattle Handling and Management


Handling Beef Cattle, Cattle Health
Exams, and Body Condition Score
The Beef Industry, Value of a Beef
Carcass, and Beef Products
Breeds of Beef Cattle, Terminology, and
Parts of a Beef Steer

No class

Nov. 23

Week of Thanksgiving

12

Nov. 30

Reproduction
Reproduction Overview

Career assignment

Career assignment
due

Reproduction
assignment/workshee
t

Final

Dec. 7

Semen Evaluation and Reproductive


Anatomy
Sheep Pregnancy Checks

Lab practical and cumulative exam

Reproduction
assignment due
Species assignment
due