Animal Science: Selection

Selection: AHS.19 : Analyzing Risks and Rewards of Change (1,2) (PDF) | (PPT)

What a producer looks for in market livestock now is different to what they would look for in an animal 50 years ago. Relate how producers need to be adaptable and aware of consumer preference.

Selection: HS.101 : Learning to Assess Others Strengths (1,IA) (PDF) | (PPT)

Animal selection is based on the strengths that each animal has over another. Compare selection of animals to the ability to assess strengths of one another as people.

Selection: HS.9 : Understanding Values, Beliefs, Character and Integrity (1,2,3) (PDF) | (PPT)

While selecting livestock we look for different qualities depending upon the purpose of that animal (breeding or market). How is this similar to the qualities people poses? A doctor and a farmer have very different characteristics but both are extremely valuable and indispensable.