Students will examine the challenges involved with livestock waste management. Students will use a given scenario in order to create a management system for a hen house on a school farm.
Students will create a management presentation to convice school board to approve Chicken Coop.
Students will examine the correlation between soil and plant nutrient levels with health problems in livestock.
This project is a collaborative effort between Agriculture & Soil Chemistry, Animal Science, English Language Arts and Mathematics. The project culminates in a commercial chicken cooperative operation on the school grounds. This project can be utilized to lay the groundwork for building a laying hen operation to return funds to the agriculture prog…
Students will examine the nutrients present in animal waste and identify possible environmental contaminates in the waste.
This lesson includes the stages of egg development, parts of an egg and a candling lab.
This lesson includes the anatomy of the hen reproductive system and the stages of embryo development.
This lesson includes a brief overview of basic chicken production and an in-depth analysis of the different types of production.
This lesson has students evaluate the best chicken breeds for their needs and a gallery walk of different breeds of chickens.