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School of Agriculture and Natural Resources

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

Course Description

Dairy Herd Management

The focus is on the dairy industry as a business enterprise, its history, future, productivity trends, milk production and management strategies to be competitive and profitable. Discussion on the application of scientific principles associated with progressive dairy cattle management including breeding systems, feeding systems, herd health practices, dairy herd replacements and heifer programs. Lab will include computer applications on the farm, dehorning, hoof trimming, herd health monitoring, dairy records interpretation and analysis, and assessing housing and cow comfort. Prerequisite or Co-requisite: DANS 150 3 credits (2 lecture hours, 2 laboratory hours), fall semester

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Contact

Charles S. Mooney
Ag Sci./Ag Bus./Dairy Sci. Dept. Chair
(315) 684-6301
mooneycs@morrisville.edu
Marshall Hall, Room 107

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