University of New Hampshire

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UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

Durham, New Hampshire


Key Dairy Activities:

1. Little Royal Dairy Show
2. Blue and White Heifer Sale
3. Dairy Open House

Student Statistics:

Dairy Science major: Yes
Dairy Option: Yes
# Dairy Science Students: 20
# Animal Science/Dairy: 30
# Students intending to pursue a dairy career: 20
Percent going to vet school: 80%
Percent in ag research: 30%
Percent of dairy grads entering the industry: 70%
Percent going back to home farm: 20%
Average salary: $40,000

Dairy Herd Information:

# cows: 135
Breed(s): Holstein and Jersey
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: Yes
Courses:Intro Dairy management, Large animal behavior and handling, Animal nutrition, Ruminology, Dairy Cattle Nutrition ,Physiology of reproduction, Repro management and AI, Lactation physiology, Cream, Advanced Dairy management 1 and 2, Forages, Dairy cattle selection, Dairy diseases, New England dairy travel course, Anatomy and Physiology 1 and 2, Resource management for natural resource firms, agricultural marketing, welding, equine courses

Travel Opportunities:

New England dairy travel course, travel through Advanced Dairy Management course, CREAM, Northeast Dairy Challenge, NE ADSA

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