ASFMRA Livestock Valuation

Format: The course consists of seven chapters and a final assessment. Each chapter includes instructional screens, examples, interactions, and knowledge check questions.

Course Length: 3 - 4 hours 

Completion Requirements: To complete the course, you must complete all seven chapters and pass the final assessment.

Objectives: After completing this course, you will be able to:

     • Determine and prepare an appropriate scope of work for a livestock chattel appraisal

     • Recall and employ biosecurity measures within various types of livestock facilities

     • Define various terms commonly used within various types of livestock operations

     • Distinguish among common breeds within the four main types of livestock

     • Recall the steps an appraiser needs to take in order to properly evaluate livestock

     • Locate sources of value for each type of livestock

Technical Requirements:
  • PC or Mac computer with an up-to-date browser such as Edge, Chrome, Firefox, or Safari. Do not use Internet Explorer.
  • Stable broadband connection
  • Disable all pop-up blockers
Note that some antivirus protection software or firewalls (common to company networks) can cause issues and prevent certain parts of the course from functioning properly. These and other local network-related issues would need to be assessed by your local IT support department. If issues persist, your IT department should "whitelist" the following IP address: 198.90.22.203

Key:

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Chapter 1: Introduction
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Chapter 2: Cow/Calf Operations
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Chapter 3: Feedlot Operations
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Chapter 4: Dairy Cattle Appraisal
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Chapter 5: Poultry Appraisal
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Chapter 6: Sheep Flock Appraisal
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Chapter 7: Swine Herd Appraisal
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Final Assessment
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Survey
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Certificate
4 credits  |  Certificate available
4 credits  |  Certificate available