2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
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VET 236 - Large Animals II

3 Credit Hours
This course examines husbandry, nutrition, reproduction, diseases, medicine and surgery as they relate to cattle, pigs, sheep, goats, and other small ruminants. Students will develop skills in restraint, sample collection, and medication administration. Herd-health management, preventative medicine, and drug withdrawal times are areas of study.  Field trips to cattle operations and other facilities are used to assist hands-on experience emphasizing safe handling, restraint and the performance of medical procedures. This course includes advanced aspects of working in an agricultural production setting.  In addition, the psychology of the horse is discussed to facilitate safe handling and restraint of these large animals. Horse breeds, nutrition, reproduction, bandaging, and management are studied.

Prerequisites: VET 136 

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