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Class Notes for Animal Science at University of Maryland (page 2)

ANSC 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Castration, Gilt-Edged Securities, Weaning

Introduction to Swine Industry • Holding steady over the last 5 years @ 1.25B pigs per year • Production dominated by China, EU, and the USA • EU production driven by Denmark • USA imports dramatically...

Animal Science
ANSC 101
Kasey Moyes
ANSC 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Estrous Cycle, Direct Marketing

All About Sheep and Goats Sheep and goats • Among earliest animals to be domesticated (2 to dogs) • First dairy animals • Multipurpose: meat, milk, fiber, skins, fur, manur...

Animal Science
ANSC 101
Kasey Moyes
ANSC 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Weaning

Beef Industry • India has the highest population of cattle because they don’t consume it (cows are sacred) • United States produces the most cattle Cattle Farmers • Most U.S. livestock farmers own beef cat...

Animal Science
ANSC 101
Kasey Moyes
ANSC 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Holsteiner Horse, Harness Racing, Trakehner

The Horse Industry • Diverse industry made up of different: o Types of horses and ponies ▪ Over 350 breeds o Uses of horses ▪ Breeding, lessons, therapeutic r...

Animal Science
ANSC 101
Kasey Moyes
ANSC 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Ruminant

Livestock Numbers Worldwide (most to least) • Chickens • Cattle • Sheep • Swine • Horses Domestication • Process whereby a population of animals or plants, through a process of selection, ...

Animal Science
ANSC 101
Kasey Moyes
ANSC 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 15: German Shepherd, Shih Tzu, Golden Retriever
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ANCS 101: Lecture 15: Companion and Lab Animals Breed - Not biologically verifiable - Animals of common origin with characteristics (appearance and behavior) that distinguishes them from other groups w...

Animal Science
ANSC 101
Dr.Moyes
ANSC 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 12: Mucin, Lipase, Trypsin
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ANSC 101 Lecture 12: Non-Ruminant Digestion Vocabulary - Ruminant: 4-compartmentalized stomach; regurgitate ‘foregut’ fermenters: Cattle, sheep, deer Fermentation occurs near the be...

Animal Science
ANSC 101
Dr.Moyes
ANSC 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: Feed Conversion Ratio, Crustacean, Striped Bass
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ANSC 101: Lecture 11: Aquaculture Aquaculture - Definition: Rearing of aquatic organisms under controlled conditions - Today it is over 50 percent of fish consumed - 60% is freshwater, and 40% is marine ...

Animal Science
ANSC 101
Dr.Moyes
ANSC 101 Lecture 5: ANSC 101 Beef
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ANSC 101 Lecture 5: Beef Cattle Farmers - US Industry = producers + processors + consumers - Most livestock farmers own beef cattle in the US - Bull: Sexually mature male - Steer: Castrated male ...

Animal Science
ANSC 101
Dr.Moyes
ANSC 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Vitamin A, Phos, Sulfur
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ANSC 101: Lecture 9 Feeding and Feedstuffs Nutrient Classes - Water - Carbohydrates - Fats - Proteins - Minerals - Vitamins Water - Most critical nutrient – can only live a shor...

Animal Science
ANSC 101
Dr.Moyes
ANSC 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Ostrich, Domesticated Turkey, Red Meat
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ANCS 101 Lecture 8: Poultry Introduction - Poultry are domesticated fowl raised for mean and eggs - Includes: Chickens, Turkeys, Ducks, Geese, Emu, Ostrich, and game birds - Chicken and Turkey- main comm...

Animal Science
ANSC 101
Dr.Moyes
ANSC 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Estrous Cycle

ANSC 101: Lecture 10: Sheep and Goats Sheep and Goats - Among the earliest animals to be domesticated (first dairy animals) 6,000 to 7,000 BC - Multi-purpose: meat, milk, fiber, skins, fur, manure, research, ...

Animal Science
ANSC 101
Dr.Moyes
ANSC 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Standardbred, Appaloosa, Harness Racing

ANSC 101: Lecture 7: The Horse Industry Is a Diverse Industry - Over 350 types of breeds - Uses of horses: breeding, lessons, therapeutic riding, racing, showing, trail rides, pony rides, ranch and ...

Animal Science
ANSC 101
Dr.Moyes
ANSC 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Gilt-Edged Securities, Weaning, Lactation

ANSC 101 Lecture 6: Swine Industry Production - Worldwide production is dominated by China, EU, and the U.S.A - EU production is driven by Denmark - The U.S.A imports dramatically more pigs than the rest...

Animal Science
ANSC 101
Dr.Moyes
ANSC 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Dairy Cattle, Brown Swiss, Veal

ANSC 101: Lecture 4, The Dairy Industry Distribution - 9.3 million cows in the US - 2 billion pounds of milk per year - Found near population centers. - The largest dairy states are: California...

Animal Science
ANSC 101
Dr.Moyes

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