Dairy Husbandry and Production Major

Animal/Livestock Husbandry and Production prepares individuals to select, breed, care for, process, and market livestock and small farm animals.

Animal/Livestock Husbandry and Production majors and degree programs likely include instruction in basic animal science, animal nutrition, and animal health as applied to various species and breeds; design and operation of housing, feeding, and processing facilities; and related issues of safety, applicable regulations, logistics, and supply.

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Search for colleges that offer a degree in Animal/Livestock Husbandry and Production (use the College Search feature and enter " Animal/Livestock Husbandry and Production " in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.

What can you do with a major/degree in Animal/Livestock Husbandry and Production?

As an Animal/Livestock Husbandry and Productionist, you might find a job with a pharmaceutical or seed company. You also have the option to become a land and animal resource manager for a conservation trust or federal agency.  As well, you may focus on areas like production, livestock merchandising, or ranch operations.

Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Animal/Livestock Husbandry and Production:

Professional associations are groups of professionals dedicated to topics in specific fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.


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