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University of Wisconsin / College of agriculture announcement of courses: 1942-1944

Departments of instruction,   pp. 203-223 PDF (5.6 MB)


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DAIRY INDUSTRY
   The dairy farm operator or herdsman will be especially interested in training
in all
 phases of breeding, feeding, management, and selection of dairy cattle.
Anyone plan-
 ning a career in research, teaching, or extension may want to specialize
in some one
 phase of work after getting a fundamental background in dairy husbandry.
Those
 interested in commercial work may include such courses in dairy husbandry
as will
 serve them best in the field they have in view.
   1. LIVESTOCK PRODUCTION. I, II: 3 cr. (Same as Animal Husbandry 1.) Present
 status and history of livestock development, judging, market classification;
practical
 problems, lectures, and laboratory exercises. Required of all agricultural
students.
 Mr. Barrett, Mr. Lundquist, and animal husbandry staff.
   4. ELEMENTS OF DAIRY HUSBANDRY. I; 2 cr. Introduction to the field of
dairy
 production; a survey course. Required of majors in dairy husbandry. Prerequisite:
 An. or Dy. Husb. 1. Mr. Barrett.
   5. DAIRY CATTLE SELECTION. II; 1-2 cr. Modern standards of excellence
in selecting
 dairy cattle. May be elected for only one credit by those having earned
two credits
 in An. Husb. 3. Prerequisite: An. or Dy. Husb. 1. Mr. Rupel.
   6. DEVELOPMENT OF DAIRY CATTLE BREEDS AND FAMILIES. I; 3 cr. Dairy breeds
in
 their native lands and America. Factors which have contributed to the success
or
 failure of leading breeding establishments. Pedigree studies of important
families.
 Prerequisite: An. or Dy. Husb. 1. Mr. Heizer, Mr. Barrett.
   100. THESIS. Yr; 2 cr. Prerequisites: Senior standing and consent of instructor.
 Staff.
   126. LIVESTOCK FEEDING. I; 4 cr. (Same as Animal Husbandry 126.) A study
of
 the principles of feeding and the composition of feeds; practice in formulating
rations
 for the various classes of livestock. May not be elected for credit by those
having
 elected An. Husb. 126. Mr. Bohstedt, Mr. Roche.
 133. DAIRY CATTLE AND MILK PRODUCTION. II; 3 cr. Dairy herd management,
care
 and replacement. An inspection tour costing two to three dollars is included.
Pre-
 requisites: An. or Dy. Husb. 1 and preferably Dy. Husb. 126. Mr. Rupel.
 134. LIVESTOCK BREEDING. II; 3 cr. (Same as Animal Husbandry 134.) Scientific
 methods of breeding farm livestock; survey of known inheritance in farm
animals;
 control of characters of econonlic importance; progeny tests and herd analysis.
May
 not be elected for credit by those having elected An. Husb. 134. Prerequisites:
An. or
 Dy. Husb. 1, Genetics 1, Or consent of instructor. Mr. Heizer.
 135. SEMINARY. I, II; I cr. (Same as Animal Husbandry 135.) Studies and
dis-
 cussions of research work in dairy husbandry and related fields; reports
on articles of
 interest. Prerequisite: Junior standing. Mr. Bohstedt.
 180. SPECIAL PROBLEMS. I, II; *cr. Prerequisites: Senior standing and consent
of
 instructor. Staff.
 200. RESEARCH. Yr; *cr. Study of a specific problem in dairy husbandry.
Pre-
 requisites: Graduate standing and consent of instructor. Staff.
                             DAIRY INDUSTRY
PROFESSORS JACKSON, chairman, PRICE, SOMMER; ASSOCIATE PROFESSORS TIIOMSEN,
WECKEL; ASSISTANT PROFESSOR WALLENFELDT; INSTRUCTOR NUSBAUM.
  The department offers instruction in the science and art of manufacturing
dairy
products, suited to the needs of (a) farm dairymen, (b) investigators and
teachers,
(c) managers, operators, and inspectors of creameries, cheese factories,
city milk, ice
cream plants, and condenseries, and (d) engineers.
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