Animal breeding including animal reproduction and basic genetics. Male and female reproductive anatomy and physiology, hormonal control of the reproductive system, the estrous cycle, fertilization, reproductive failures, diseases and management practices associated with reproduction and artificial insemination. Mendelian genetics utilizing simple dominance, sex influenced inheritance and systems of mating.
3 credits (2 lecture hours, 2 laboratory hours), spring semester
This course satisfies the Liberal Arts and Sciences requirement and the SUNY General Education Requirement for Natural Science.