Animal Science Fundamentals for Dairy Cattle
18-19 November 2019 ($750)
This course will provide an overview of fundamental aspects of animal science with a focus on dairy cattle. It includes an overview of basic cattle behavioral traits and the utilization of those skills in the application of animal handling techniques. There will be comparison of three primary dairy cattle breeds including general animal phenotype and milk production characteristics. Basic reproductive anatomy and hormone profiles, including an overview of the estrous cycle, will be presented. Anatomy of the digestive system as well as basic physiological processes in digestion and absorption of nutrients will also be discussed. Diseases common to dairy cattle and dairy production systems will be introduced.
Who Should Attend
This introductory level course is designed for individuals who have an interest in dairy cattle.
Basic Livestock Nutrition
2-3 December 2019 ($750)
This course will provide an overview of fundamental aspects nutrition of livestock, both ruminants and non-ruminants. The content will be focused on cattle, sheep and horses. The course will include comparison of the ruminant and non-ruminant (monogastric) digestive anatomy as well as the basic physiological processes associated with digestion and absorption of nutrients. General classes of feedstuffs and their use in ration formulation will be presented, as will the impact of environment on nutritional requirements. Common digestive and/or nutritionally based diseases of livestock will be introduced
Who Should Attend
This introductory level course is designed for individuals who have an interest in livestock (i.e. cattle, sheep and horse) nutrition.
Continuing Education at Texas A&M at Qatar
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