• Students, you can access the online curriculum for all of my classes at www.icevonline.com. You can access your lessons from any computer or smart phone that has internet capabilities.

     

    Advanced Animal Science Curriculum

     The following is a list of lessons that we will cover in Advanced Animal Science. We will also have corresponding labs with several of the lessons below. Note - students will be around live animals on a regular basis. 

     

     1st 6 Weeks

    Vet Medical Terms and Terminology

    The Livestock Industry

    Basic Animal Science

    Scientific Procedures & Safety

    Animal Systems

    External Anatomy of Livestock: Terms & Terminology

    2nd 6 Weeks

    Beef Cattle Management Practices

    Swine Management Practices

    Sheep Management Practices

    3rd 6 Weeks

    Goat Management Practices

    Basic Livestock Surgical Procedures

    Injection Techniques

    Hot Topic - Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (Mad Cow Disease)

    Basic Reproduction of Animals

    Livestock Reproduction

    Livestock Breeding Systems

    Prenatal Animal Growth & Development

    Embryo Transfer

    Biotechnology: Fetal Programming

    Fundamental Animal Microgenetics

    4th 6 Weeks

    Animal ID Systems

    Farm to Plate

    Field Trip: U.S.. Meat Animal Research Center (Name of lesson only. Not a real field trip)

    Environmental Issues: Animal Systems

    5th 6 Weeks

    Harvesting of Livestock

    EXCEL Beef Plant: Slaughter

    EXCEL Pork Plant: Slaughter

    Livestock and Carcass Abnormalities

    Beef Carcass Fabrication

    6th 6 Weeks

    Food Packaging Options & Guidelines

    Skills for Real World Survival

    Elanco Fundamentals of Animal Science Certification Review