MANAGEMENT OF DAIRY CATTLE
Learning outcomes of the course unit
To give students the elements for the interpretation of data from BCS analysis in dairy cattle and to perform in practice the scoring in dairy cattle
Frequence of the previous courses of Animal Production area.
Course contents summary
Body condition score in dairy cattle. Visit to dairy and meat cattle herds, centers for semen preparation and distribution and to some organizations for genetic selection.
Lesson notes and paper fournished during practical exercitations
Practical lessons and visits to animal production facilities
Assessment methods and criteria
Written exam with free answer test.