This course deals with the specific issues involved in developing animal management systems for one or more species of animals in a forage-based environment. The content integrates ecological, nutritional, and reproductive traits to comprise good alternative routes to achieve desired product outputs. Genetic improvement methodology is presented as an alternative to increasing performance of the animal enterprise.
This course can be applied towards:
Textbooks and Materials
Textbooks and materials can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated.
- Animal Science and Industry, 7th Ed. (2005)
Cunningham, Merle; Latour, Mickey; and Acker, Duane
- Understanding Animal Breeding, 3rd Ed.
Bourdon, Richard M.