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Swine Husbandry

This elective provides students the opportunity to gain hands-on experience related to the daily activities of an intensively managed confinement swine unit. Rotation participants will work closely with USMARC Swine Unit personnel as they complete their daily routines in the farrowing and breeding areas of the USMARC Swine Unit and will participate in piglet delivery, neonatal pig processing, artificial and natural breeding, necropsies, and other activities as they arise.

The Swine Husbandry Elective begins Monday at 8 a.m. unless students are notified otherwise.

Dates Offered Enrollment
September 18 - 22, 2017 1
October 23 - 27, 2017 1
March 12 - 16, 2018 1

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