Aug. 17 2010 02:33 PM


Normal, Alabama

Key Dairy Activities:

1. Dairy management workshop

Student Statistics:

Dairy Science major: No
Dairy Option: No
# Dairy Science Students: 0
# Animal Science/Dairy:40
# Students intending to pursue a dairy career: 15
Percent going to vet school: 75 %
Percent in ag research: 60%
Percent of dairy grads entering the industry: 10%
Percent going back to home farm: N/A
Average salary:N/A

Dairy Herd Information:

# cows: N/A
Breed(s): N/A
Student labor: N/A
Used for research:N/A

Course Work:

Internship required for graduation: No
Assistance finding jobs or agriculture internships: Yes
Opportunities to work on dairy farms while attending school: No
Courses:Introduction to Animal Science, Fundamentals of Dairy Science, Dairy Production and Management, Animal Breeding & Genetics, Nutrition & Metabolism, Physiology of Reproduction, Microbiology, Beef Cattle Production, Fundamentals of Poultry Science, Swine Production, Swine Production, Poultry endocrinology, Basic Economics, Ag. Biochemistry, Animal Science Capstone, Farm management

Travel Opportunities:

Several of the available courses provide students with field trips to farms located in Alabama and neighboring states. Students also travel for Dairy Challenge and to livestock shows.

Additional Information:

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