ERIC Number: ED210430
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 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)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agricultural Production, Animal Husbandry, Behavioral Objectives, Competency Based Education, Diseases, Farm Occupations, Horses, Individualized Instruction, Learning Activities, Learning Modules, Livestock, Performance Tests, Pesticides, Safety, Secondary Education, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
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 - Location: Florida