Livestock Management prepares people to apply the principles of biology and chemistry to the production and management of livestock animals and the production and handling of meat and other products.
Livestock Management majors and degree programs generally include instruction in animal sciences, range science, nutrition sciences, food science and technology, biochemistry, and related aspects of human and animal health and safety.
Search for colleges that offer a degree in Livestock Management (use the College Search feature and enter " Livestock Management " in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.
What can you do with a major/degree in Livestock Management?
Completing this major/degree program will position an individual to pursue a career in ranch management, livestock production or dairy farming. You may also find a job with a pharmaceutical or seed company.
Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Livestock Management:
Professional associations are groups of professionals dedicated to topics in specific fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.
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