Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
10-090-120 059282 Organic Livestock Practices
Outline of Instruction

Course Information
Description10-090-120 ORGANIC LIVESTOCK PRACTICES ...students learn how organic farmers manage livestock successfully. Principles covered include organic health care, strategies for reproduction, feeding, housing, and young stock. Review rules and organic certification standards.
Total Credits2
Prior Learning Assessments
None
Course Competencies
  1. Compare ruminant function in organic and conventional livestock
  2. Prescribe appropriate livestock feeding plan
  3. Evaluate animal health and justify organic treatment options
  4. Assess basic animal reproduction & fertility
  5. Outline animal birthing process and newborn care
  6. Select organic calf care options
  7. Prescribe an animal growth plan
  8. Explain lactating animal care and needs
  9. Explore organic certification standards
  10. Demonstrate animal product harvest activities
  11. Develop a professional support network