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Animal Production Specialization

Animal ProductionThe Specialization in Animal Production will be of interest to students who wish to study the improved efficiency of livestock production at the national and international levels.

Students are exposed to animal nutrition, reproduction and breeding in a context that respects environmental concerns and animal-welfare issues. Senior-level courses emphasize cutting-edge aspects of the various animal industries (dairy, beef, swine, sheep and poultry).

These courses are complemented by instruction at the Macdonald Campus Farm, as well as field trips to many production facilities throughout Québec. When taken in conjunction with the Major in Agro-Environmental Sciences and the Specialization in Professional Agrology, it conforms with the eligibility requirements of the Ordre des agronomes du Québec.

YOU MAY TAKE THIS SPECIALIZATION WITH ONE OF THE FOLLOWING MAJORS: Agro-Environmental Sciences

For questions about the Animal Production Specialization, please contact the bsc-advisor [dot] agenvscatmcgill [dot] ca (student advisor).

COURSE REQUIREMENTS: 24 credits

To view the list of courses, please see the Electronic Course Calendar.

CAREER PATHS CAN INCLUDE:

Federal and Provincial agencies such as Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, MAPAQ, Valacta, Feed Companies, Pharmaceutical Companies, Private Consulting (OAQ) and graduate studies.

For more career paths, please visit the Career Planning Service (CaPS) website.