ASCI 200: Animal and Carcass Evaluation

Prereqs: Sophomore standing.
Comparative evaluation of animals and their carcasses and products. Basic animal growth and development and the characteristics of beef, pork, lamb, and poultry that determine carcass value. Federal and industry product standards. Introduction of economic selection objectives, measurements of animal performance, use of performance records to estimate genetic value and application of procedures of genetic evaluation.
This course is a prerequisite for: ASCI 300A, ASCI 300B
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lab 2, Lecture 2
Course Delivery: Classroom


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