HEIFER CARE MANAGEMENT LAB
Perform animal health practices and activities as it relates to heifers. This hands-on lab provides learners with firsthand exposure to the duties, responsibilities and management opportunities that are present on a dairy operation. Each lab will build upon the skills from the previous lab. In this second lab, the focus will be on heifer care; six months through calving age. Students will have the opportunity to explore and analyze best management practices in heifer feeds, nutrition, vaccinations, veterinary needs and housing options.
Prerequisites: 10-091-110 CALF CARE MANAGEMENT LAB and 10-091-101 ORIENTATION TO AGRICULTURE STUDIES. Condition: Accepted into the Dairy Science Associate Degree program, or with Dean approval.