Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Week 15

                                             Woo Hoo another week of poultry learning


In a paragraph explain what is poultry?


Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Week 14

Barred Plymouth Rocks or "Barred Rocks", as they're called, are one of the most popular dual-purpose chickens on small farms today. Their heritage is unclear with reports of different crosses, but what is clear is that they're very friendly and great layers. 



This is really a good bird for the family farm here are a few questions to answer. 

A. How many eggs do they lay per week?
B. What is there prime when laying eggs?

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Week 13

Hello,
Today we are going to take a look at EMU weight and names.  Our school's EMU is one month old and growing fast. We just got the DNA kit in the mail and should get the results back in a few weeks. So we should start looking at names and figuring that part out. Below are a few questions to answer. 


#1. We don't have the EMU tested yet to see if its a male or female however what are some names we could name it
#2. What is the weight of our four week old emu?

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Week 12

Hello to all,

Today's topic will be on how to properly band your poultry bird.  Some may ask what is a poultry band and what is the purpose. Well the answer is quite simple but before we talk about it here are a few questions to answer. The photo below shows you one kind of ban for your poultry birds. 



A. How many banding methods are there for your poultry birds? 
B. The photo above shows what type of banding?
C. How should we band our EMU?


Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Week 11

                                                         SAVA EMU In The House

Sooooooo to my students I was able to make a 11 hour trip to find this little baby emu that is the same age as what we should have had hatch.  I am supper excited to learn about this cute thing and hope my students are too. Below are a few questions to answer.


#1. What do we need to feed this two week old EMU?
#2. What is the weight of this animal as of today?

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Week 10


                                                                " How to Bathe a chicken"                                                                

 Wellllll its fun but be careful some of them can be mean about it lol Washing a chicken is necessary so that it will look its best when in a FFA or 4-H show, or to just clean a chicken that's a bit dirty. If you've never heard of washing a chicken, don't worry, its not hard and your chicken will love it. 




A. Explain how we wash a chicken?


Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Week 9

Hello to all,



Soooo bad news about the EMU eggs. None of them hatched and well I can't figure it out. Please answer the questions below.

A. Why do you think they did not hatch?
B. Did the EMU eggs past all the tests we found?