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THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY

Columbus, Ohio


Key Dairy Activities:

1. Buckeye Royal
2. Milkshakes at Farm Science Review
3. Buckeye Classic Cattle Sale

Student Statistics:

Dairy Science major: No
Dairy Option: Yes
# Animal Science/Dairy:35
# Students intending to pursue a dairy career: 30
Percent going to vet school: 5 to 10%
Percent in ag research: 12%
Percent of dairy grads entering the industry: 25%
Percent going back to home farm: 15%
Average salary: $32,500

Dairy Herd Information:

# cows: 104
Breed(s): Jersey
Student labor: Yes
Used for research: Yes
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Course Work:

Internship required for graduation: Yes
Assistance finding jobs or agriculture internships: Yes
Opportunities to work on dairy farms while attending school: Yes
Courses: Dairy Herd Management, Milk Secretion, Challenges and Opportunities in the Dairy Industry, Animal Health, Ruminant Nutrition, Reproductive Physiology, Feeding Management and Records Analysis for Dairy Cattle, Dairy Cattle Evaluation, Management Intensive GRazing, Physiology of Lactation, Dairy Industry Study Abroad, Dairy Processing, Disease Control of Dairy Cattle

Travel Opportunities:

Dairy challenge programs and dairy industry study abroad offered every 3 years

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