LACTATING COW MANAGEMENT LAB
Perform animal health practices and activities as it relates to lactating cows. 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 fourth lab, the focus will be on lactating cows. Students will have the opportunity to explore and analyze best management practices in lactating cow feeds, nutrition, vaccinations, veterinary needs and housing options.
Prerequisite: 10-091-120 TRANSITION COW MANAGEMENT LAB. Condition: Accepted into the Dairy Science Associate Degree program, or with Dean approval.