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AGRI 634 - Animal Production Systems

  • 3 credits

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.


Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate (GR) OR Professional (PR).

Textbooks and Materials

Section 801


  • Understanding Animal Breeding, 2nd Ed.
    Bourdon, Richard M.
  • Scientific Farm Animal Production: An Introduction*, 12th Ed.
    Field, T.G. & Taylor, R.E.
    ISBN: 978-0133767209

Textbooks and materials can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated.


Kraig Peel
Kraig Peel

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Ph.D. Meat Science, Texas A&M University; M.S. Animal Nutrition, Texas A&M University; B.S. Animal Sciences, Angelo State University

Dr. Peel is an Assistant Professor at Colorado State University and is the coordinator for the Integrated Resource Management master's program. He helped develop this innovative graduate program in IRM and routinely guest lectures in a variety of College of Agricultural Sciences courses.