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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AVS 347 - Dairy Cattle Technology Laboratory

Student will gain “hands-on” livestock experience through the management of the dairy herd at University of Maine Witter Farm. Responsibilities will include the feeding, milking, reproduction, health, finances and marketing of the cattle and milk products produced. Under the guidance of faculty, staff and student advisors, students evaluate herd performance, identify problems, form strategies and implement management decisions that affect the operation of the dairy. The first of a two-course sequence (with AVS 371, University Dairy Cooperative) involving dairy work experience at the Witter Farm. Lab 4. 

Prerequisites: AVS 346 or concurrently.

Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Credits: 2