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Course Info

  • Course Number / Code:
  • ANSC 1100 
  • Course Title:
  • Domestic Animal Biology I 
  • Course Level:
  • Undergraduate 
  • Offered by :
  • Cornell University
    New York, United States  
  • Course Instructor(s):
  • W. B. Currie 
  • Course Introduction:
  • Introduction to the biology of economically important species (morphology, anatomy, and physiology) and its application to the management of animals in major livestock industries. Topics include domestication and origins of animal science, anatomy, quantitative cell biology, regulatory mechanisms, public domain genetic databases, major life support systems, and digestion. Students undertake the care and management of several species of farm animals. Laboratory exercises include animal handling, examining aspects of anatomy, and small group discussions of contemporary biotechnologies. Living farm animals are used noninvasively, and fresh organs from dead animals are examined. 

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