Poultry Science (PLSC)


1000

PLSC 1049 [Not Offered] Poultry Science and Production (3 credits)
F,S Principles and practices of commercial poultry production.

2000

PLSC 2040 [Not Offered] Techniques of Judging and Evaluating Poultry and Poultry Products (2 credits)
F,S 4 hrs. lab. May be taken for a max. of 4 hrs. of credit when topics vary. Principles and techniques in evaluation of poultry and poultry products.

3000

PLSC 3001 [Not Offered] Apprenticeship in the Poultry Industry (3-6 credits)
V Prereq.: junior standing with an overall gpa of 2.50 on all work taken at LSU; consent of department head and industry cooperator. May be taken for a max. of 12 sem. hrs. of credit. Pass-fail grading. Supervised work in egg processing, broiler processing, feed manufacturing, hatchery management, or flock supervision for a period of not less than two months.
PLSC 3900 [Not Offered] Poultry Research (1-3 credits)
F,S,Su Prereq.: consent of department. May be taken for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. of credit. Feeding, breeding, management, and marketing problems.

4000

PLSC 4031 [Not Offered] Incubation and Hatchery Management (2 credits)
F-O Prereq.: 6 sem. hrs. of biological science or equivalent. 1 hr. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. Chick development and embryology; incubation principles and practices; hatchery equipment and design; hatchery management.
PLSC 4032 [Not Offered] Science and Technology of Poultry Products (3 credits)
S Prereq.: BIOL 1001, 1002, or equivalent and PLSC 1049 or higher. 2 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. Preparation of eggs and poultry for market; methods of maintaining quality during harvesting, processing, grading, and packaging of poultry meat and eggs.
PLSC 4040 [Not Offered] Quality Assurance in the Food Industry (4 credits)
See DARY 4040.
PLSC 4051 [Not Offered] Poultry Biology (3 credits)
F 2 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. Structure, conformation, and selection of fowl; emphasis on egg formation and oviposition; other physiological factors of economic importance.
PLSC 4052 [Not Offered] Poultry Management (3 credits)
S-E Prereq.: 6 sem. hrs. of biological science or equivalent. 2 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. Growth and development of the U.S. commercial egg and broiler industries; principles of nutrition, genetics, housing, management, and marketing; types of integrated operations and contract production.
PLSC 4900 [Not Offered] Special Topics in Poultry Science (1-3 credits)
Prereq.: consent of department. May be taken for a max. of 6 hrs. of credit when topics vary. Topics from current poultry production or poultry products areas.

7000

PLSC 7091 [Not Offered] Poultry Seminar (1 credits)
F,S May be taken for a max. of 4 hrs. of credit during period of graduate study. Graduate students in poultry science must participate in a report and discussion group on current literature in their fields.
PLSC 7900 [Not Offered] Advanced Poultry Research (1-5 credits)
F,S,Su Prereq.: consent of department. May be taken for a max. of 9 sem. hrs. credit. Research in poultry nutrition, breeding, production, and market products.

8000

PLSC 8000 [Not Offered] Thesis Research (1-12 per sem. credits)
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