AVS/AS 472

Dairy Cattle Management

Instructors, University of Idaho: Dr. Amin Ahmadzadeh 

Overview of Dairy Industry (Dr. Amin Ahmadzadeh)

Calf and Heifer Management (Dr. Amin Ahmadzadeh)

Lactation (milk synthesis and factors affecting milk yield)

Study Guide for the First Exam (AVS 472) Monday 12th, Start time 7:15 AM

Nutrition, Feeding Management  (Dr. Amin Ahmadzadeh)

Dry Cow Management, Fresh cow Care , Transition Health (Dr. Amin Ahmadzadeh)

STUDY GUIDE FOR THE EXAM II - 2022 Exam time: Monday 10/17/2022 Start time 7:15 AM

Milking Managements, Mastitis, and Records (Dr. Ahmadzadeh)  

Field Trip (TBA)

Reproductive Management  and Records (Dr. Amin Ahmadzadeh)

    Word Files (reading assignments)

    PowerPoint presentations for Reproductive Management:

Study Guide for the Exam III Exam time: Monday 11/9/2022 Start time as early as 7:00 AM

Genetics and Milk Marketing

Facility and Cow Comfort, Financial Issues  (Dr. Amin Ahmadzadeh)

Culling decision,

Assignment/homework for the Entire Course and Due Dates

Assignments for Heifer Management: Please answer the following question for each Topic/Chapter: Topic 45: Questions 3, 8, 10, 11, 13; Topic 46: Questions 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8  Due Date:  9/02/22

Nutrition homework  (Text Book)                

(Topic 16: pg 102, answer the questions 3, 6, 7, 9; Topic 20: Pg 131, questions 1, 2, 6, 8) Due date 9/28/2022




  1- Topic 16.pdf;  2 -Topic 20.pdf
Production Testing Programs (DHIA)