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School of Agriculture, Sustainability, Business and Entrepreneurship

Dean: Christopher L. Nyberg
Phone: (315) 684-6083
Email: nybergcl@morrisville.edu

Course Description

Breeding Dairy Cattle

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.

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Admissions Requirements

Freshman: Desired: two units each of defined math and science and vocational agriculture. 

Transfer: Students who plan to transfer to a four-year program should elect appropriate science courses such as biology and/or chemistry, and mathematics.