This is a 7-10 day lesson plan for 4th graders to 8th graders. Included are math lessons, geography, daily journals, and lots of fun. My students were so involved, they were worried about what was going to happen to their cattle over the weekend!
Keeping cattle is one of the many livestock choices a homesteader can make to secure a year’s supply of meat and to take that extra step in self-reliance but it’s not for everyone. #homesteading #selfreliance #cows
FarmMed is an app that aims to cut down on the amount of paperwork that is required to keep up-to-date with livestock medical records. The app can be used for a number of sectors, including: beef, hogs, eggs, poultry, sheep and dairy cattle.
The Jersey breed of dairy cow originates from the Island of Jersey and it is quite distinct from all other breeds of livestock. Renowned for it’s beauty, ease of management and natural ability to produce rich creamy milk, the “ Jersey” is a product of the Island, it’s soil, it’s climate, it’s people and their history.