Northern Wyoming Community College District (NWCCD) is a multi-campus community college serving Sheridan, Campbell, and Johnson Counties. Committed to creating student success and making a difference in the communities it serves, NWCCD serves over 8,000 credit and non-credit students per year.
This course introduces students to modern livestock production and includes breeds and management of sheep, dairy, swine, horses, and poultry. Methods of production are covered including ways to produce a more healthful, consumable, and acceptable animal product. Nutritional and economical aspects of products from various types of livestock are discussed. Economic impact of livestock production on a nationwide and world basis is also discussed as well as some animal pathology and nutrition.