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Courses - Fall 2023
Animal Science
Animal Breeding Plans
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ANSC101; and 1 course with a minimum grade of C- from (MATH120, MATH136, MATH140, or BIOM301).
Restriction: Junior standing or higher.
Design of animal breeding programs for the genetic improvement of livestock and companion animal species. Principles of population and quantitative genetics. Genetic evaluations of animals, selection strategies and crossbreeding systems. Incorporation of statistics and biotechnology into animal breeding plans.