University of Alberta

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UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Student Statistics:

Dairy Science major: No
Dairy Option: Yes
Percent going to vet school: First year 80%
Percent of dairy grads entering the industry: 5%

Dairy Herd Information:

# cows: 140
Breed(s): Holstein
Student labor: Yes
Used for research: Yes

Course Work:

Internship required for graduation: No
Assistance finding jobs or agriculture internships: Yes
Opportunities to work on dairy farms while attending school: No
Courses: Animal physiology, animal health, species specific nutrition and physiology, plant/crop science, agriculture business and agricultural resource economics.

Travel Opportunities:

In-class field trip and training for Dairy Challenge. Students can also apply for funding to attend any national or international dairy/animal science/agriculture events

Additional Information:

See a sample of some of their hands-on learning project on hoof care

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