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University of Wisconsin / College of agriculture announcement of courses: 1940-1941

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COLLEGE OF .4GRICULTCRE
                            ANIMAL HUSBANDRY
 PROFESSORS BOHSTEDT, FULLER; ASSOCIATE PROFESSORS DARLOW, chairMan1, LACEY;
 ASSISTANT PROFESSORS FARGO, ROCHE.
   The courses offered in this department teach the principles of livestock
production
 and are intended for students going into teaching in either high school
or college.
 and for those planning to do extension or county agent work, as well as
for those
 who expect to take up farming.
   Not to exceed five credits from the following courses may be counted as
a portion
of the major requirement in animal husbandry: Biochemistry 110, Genetics
103,
Veterinary Science 28 and 29.
   1. LIVESTOCK PRODUCTION. I, II; 3 cr. (Same as Dairy Husbandry 1.) Present
status
 of livestock development; judging, market classification and practical problems;
lectures
 and laboratory exercises. Required of all agricultural students. Lab fee
$4.50. Mr. Fuller,
 Mr. Darlow, 'Mr. Fargo, and Dairy Husbandry staff.
 2. HISTORY OF BREEDS. 11; 2 cr. Origin and development of breeds of beef
cattle,
 horses, sheep, and swvine. Biography and methods of foundation breeders,
pedigrees,
 breed character study, distribution, and utility. Prerequisite: An. Husb.
1. Mr. Fuller.
 3. LIVESTOCK SELECTION. II; 1 or 2 cr. Standards of excellence for market,
showyard,
 and breeding animals. (May be elected for only one credit by those having
earned 2
 credits in Dairy Husbandry 5). Prerequisite: An. Husb. 1. Not open to freshmen.
Lab.
 fee $2.25 Mir. Darlow.
   5. MEAT PRODUCTION AND CARCASS VALUE. 1; 2 cr. A study of meat characteris-
tics; the effect of type, feel, and condition on the quality, yield, and
value of carcasses
of beef, mutton, and pork. Prerequisite: An. Hirsb). 1. Lab. fee $4.50. Mr.
Fargo.
  100. THESIS. Yr; 2 cr. Fee $2.25 per lab. cr. Staff.
  126. LIVESTOCK FEEDING. 1: 4 cr. (Same as Dairy 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
Dairv Husbandry 126. Lab. fee $2.25. Mr. Bolistedt, Mr. Roche.
  130. SW\INE ANM) SHEEP 1PR DUCT.ON. 1i; 3 cr. A study of systems of production,
management practices, and methods of marketing. Prerequisite: An. Husb. 1.
Lab. fee
$2.25. Mr. Fargo, Mr. Darlow.
  131. HORSE AND BEEF CATTLE PRODUCTION. 1; 3 cr. Development and status
of the
horse and beef cattle industries; production and marketing of purebred and
commercial
animals. Prerequisite: An. Husb. 1. Lab. fee $2.25. Mr. Fuller.
  134. LIVESTOCK BREEDING. II; 3 cr. (Same as Dairy Husbandry 134). Scientific
meth-
ods of breeding farm livestock; survey of known inheritance in farm animals;
control
of characters of economic importance; progeny tests and herd analysis. Prerequisite:
Genetics 1 or consent of instructor. (May not be elected for credit by those
having
elected Dairy Husbandry 134). Mr. Heizer.
  135. SEMINARY. I, II; I cr. (Same as Dairy Husbandry 135). Studies and
discus-
sions of research work in animal husbandry and related fields; reports on
articles of
interest. For advanced and graduate students. Mr. Bohstedt.
  180. SPECIAL PROBLEMS. Yr; *cr. Special problems on feeding, management,
selection,
or breeding of livestock including laboratory, library, or field work with
conferences
; nil reports. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. Staff.
200. RESEARCH. Yr; *cr. A study of a definite research problem in animal
husbandry.
Mlr. Bohstkdt and staff.
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