The Wheatland County Stockgrower's put on a Farm Fair event for 4th grade students of Harlowton Elementary School. The event was held at Fischer Red Angus just 3 miles south of town. The students went through 10 different stations.
Soil - The students learned how to feel the difference between types of soil by moving it around in their hands.
Predators & Prey - Using skulls and hides, the students learned about different types of small animals from around the county.
Horse Shoeing - A horse farrier is a professional who is trained to care for equine feet. The students were given a demonstration of the process.
Crops - This station talked about the various crops grown in Wheatland county which includes barley, spring wheat, lentils, canola, flax, yellow peas, brown mustard, and chick peas.
Sheep - The students were able to hold a baby lamb as they were told about what is all involved for raising sheep.
Goats - The students were able to hold a baby goat as they were told about what is all involved for raising goat.
Pigs - The students were able to hold a baby pig as they were told about what is all involved for raising pigs.
Cattle - The students were able to pet and feed a Red Angus bull as they were told about what is all involved for raising cattle.
Livestock Truck - A semi truck was brought out to the ranch to allow students to tour the inside of the trailer used to haul livestock across the state.
Homemade Ice Cream - Who doesn't like ice cream? But who knows how to make homemade ice cream? The students were shown all the ingredients required to make their own ice cream. They were then able to sample the goods after lunch.
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