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ERIC Number: ED210430
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Pages: 306
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Livestock. Student Learning Guides.
Ridge Vocational-Technical Center, Winter Haven, FL.; Polk County Board of Public Instruction, Bartow, FL.
These 25 learning guides are self-instructional packets for 25 tasks identified as essential for performance on an entry-level job in livestock production. Each guide is based on a terminal performance objective (task) and 1-4 enabling objectives. For each enabling objective, some or all of these materials may be presented: learning steps (outline of student activities) with necessary resources/materials cited, instruction sheet(s), and self-check with answer key. A performance test and/or a written test (with answer key) concludes each guide. Tasks covered in these guides include operating cattle-restraining equipment; selecting, mixing, applying animal pesticides; branding cattle; identifying breeds of hogs, horses; castrating animals; identifying nutritional needs of beef cattle; selecting beef cattle and hogs for breeding; implanting cattle; training and showing beef cattle; marking animals using ear notches, ear tags, or tattoos; identifying body parts of beef cattle; treating hog and beef cattle diseases and parasites; dehorning cattle; identifying breeds of horses; selecting and judging horses; caring for the horse's foot; determining age and height of horses; caring for blemishes and unsoundnesses; grooming horses; identifying gaits of horses; identifying safety practices; and formulating a ration using the Pearson Square Method. (YLB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Div. of Vocational Education.
Authoring Institution: Ridge Vocational-Technical Center, Winter Haven, FL.; Polk County Board of Public Instruction, Bartow, FL.
Identifiers: Florida; Hogs; Parasitic Infections; Ranching
Note: For related documents see CE 030 479-489.