Teaching Animal Unit
TAU Beef Unit consist of 16 Broadcows with their calves, 7 replacement heifers and finisher steers. The Angus cows calf in the winter months (January - February). TAU uses AI (artificial insemenation) to breed in the spring (April-May).
The veterinary students learn various techniques while studying here at the College of Veterinary Medicine. Some techniques that are taught are: handling and restraint,using head gates blood collection, injection sites, body condition scoring, breeding, dystocias, freeze branding and others.