- By the end of this unit, students will be able to…- Summarize the steps involved in proper animal management immediately after a cow has had a calf.- List the symptoms of Johne’s and describe ways in which a newborn calf could become infected with Johne’s Disease.- Summarize the method(s) of prevention and treatment for an animal with Johne’s.- List the symptoms of scours; describe ways in which a newborn calf could become infected with scours.- Summarize the method(s) of prevention and treatment for an animal with scours.- Summarize the steps involved in proper management of calves that are 4 days old to 2 months old.- Calculate how much milk a calf should be fed each day based on its birth weight.- Summarize the steps involved in proper animal management of fresh cows.- List the symptoms of mastitis and describe ways in which a cow could become infected with this disease.- Summarize the method(s) of prevention and treatment for an animal with mastitis.- Summarize the processes and factors involved with the Milk Letdown Reflex and describe the importance of oxytocin and cortisol in regards to this process.- Describe how milk should be properly handled and stored once it is collected from the cow.- Define Somatic Cell Count (SCC) and explain its importance to producing a high quality food product.- Define each of the following: heritability; PTA; STA; EBV; sire summary; genetic base.- Summarize how a PTA, STA, and EBV are similar and dissimilar.- Explain how STA scores are calculated and summarize what they mean.- Use given PTA & STA scores for various traits to summarize the genetic value of bulls.- Use a sire summary to analyze the genetic potential value of a bull.- Summarize how the information in a sire summary is generated by describing the process of conducting genetic evaluations.Define each of the following: a. In Vitro Fertilization b. Embryo Transfer c. Genomics
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