Course Description: Livestock Production is a class that will go over all the components of Wisconsin’s food animal business. The class relates to care and management of the animals involved in the food industry. Beef cattle, sheep, swine, poultry & dairy will be covered in this “hands on” course. Laboratory activities will be performed to study physiology, nutrition, and reproduction. Animal use in the field of biotechnology will be discussed, along with marketing and production of animal products. Other lab activities include animal handling and judging, tool use, health procedures, minor surgeries, and AI techniques. This class will give you the knowledge and skills to be able to work in the animal industry as well as give you an understanding of how food is produced. Students will record skills in AET record system and have opportunities in FFA.
* Course offered for Science Equivalency Credit in Blair-Taylor.
*Course if not offered for Science Equivalency Credit in Arcadia.
Length: (1) Trimester
Grade Level: 10, 11, 12
Cum Laude Points: 0