Biology

arm Animal Health Plan

 

You have inherited a 50 acre farm in West Tennessee in which you will be the farm manager.  As farm manager, you will have to decide how you will manage the land and what type of operation you will have.  This plan should be 3 pages minimum 5 pages maximum (not including reference page or diagrams) double-spaced.  Text should be in Times New Roman, 12 font with 1 inch margins.  Your paper should include a cover page at the beginning and reference page at the end.  In addition to the paper, you can add diagrams or drawings of your farm which will not count in your 3 pages.  Your paper should include the following:

 

1. Pasture Management- 15 pts

1. How many acres will be used for pasture?

1. How many paddocks, barns, etc.

2. How many animals in each paddock?

· Pasture Rotation

1. How will your animals obtain water?

2. How will you maintain your pastures?

3. Will you use any acres for crop production or hay production?

1. Bovine, Small Ruminant, or Equine- 10 points

· Type of Industry

· Breeds on Farm- history on the breed

· Use of Animals

· How many animals on the farm

2. Health Prevention Protocols for Each Species-20 pts

3. Nutrition- 5 pts

3. We have not covered a lot on nutrition, but remember, the health of your animals depends on the plain of nutrition. You will have to do a little further researching to find the nutritional requirements for each species and age group.

The due date for this assignment is: April 28th  at 11:59 P.M CST.  You must complete this is WORD.

Rubric

Farm Animal Health Project

Farm Animal Health Project
Criteria Ratings Pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeStudent states how acreage will be broken up for pasture (pastures, paddocks, etc.
5.0 pts

Full Marks

Student is creative, Student has correct multiple pastures

3.0 pts

Student has states number of pastures, but does not include the acreage of each one.

0.0 pts

No Marks

Did not split up land into variety of pastures nor includes number of acres used.

5.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeStudent includes use of shelter for animals
4.0 pts

Full Marks

Student includes adequate shelter for number of animals

2.0 pts

Student includes shelter, but does not have enough

0.0 pts

No Marks

Student does not state any shelter for animals

4.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeStudent has adequate land to animal ratio
5.0 pts

Full Marks

Cow/calf- 1.5-2 acres per pair Horses- 1-2 acres per head Sheep- 6-10 head per acre Goats- 4-8 head per acre Goats with cattle- 1-2 goats per head of cattle

0.0 pts

No Marks

5.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeStudent includes plan for pasture rotation
4.0 pts

Full Marks

Adequate land for rotation and properly rotates

2.0 pts

Student has minimal amount of land for rotation and is somewhat utilized properly

0.0 pts

No Marks

4.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeStudent includes water source
4.0 pts

Full Marks

0.0 pts

No Marks

4.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeStudent includes pasture maintenance plan
4.0 pts

Full Marks

Student is creative and includes management of pasture

2.0 pts

Student has minimal pasture maintenance

0.0 pts

No Marks

4.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeStudent states whether or not use acreage for hay or crop production
4.0 pts

Full Marks

0.0 pts

No Marks

4.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeStudent includes type of industry within the selected species
10.0 pts

Full Marks

0.0 pts

No Marks

10.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeStudent includes appropriate disease prevention protocol
10.0 pts

Full Marks

5.0 pts

Student is missing a few diseases to vaccinate against in West Tennessee

0.0 pts

No Marks

10.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeStudent includes appropriate strategic deworming protocol
10.0 pts

Full Marks

5.0 pts

Student includes deworming, but is not properly done

0.0 pts

No Marks

10.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeStudent has appropriate vaccination timing for age group
10.0 pts

Full Marks

5.0 pts

Student vaccinates, but does not at the correct time or booster

0.0 pts

No Marks

10.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeStudent includes sanitation and other health protocols such as castration, dehorning, etc.
10.0 pts

Full Marks

0.0 pts

No Marks

10.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeNutrition
10.0 pts

Full Marks

Student is creative and includes adequate nutrition that includes more pasture/hay than concentrate

5.0 pts

Student includes adequate nutrition, but focuses more on concentrates than pasture/hay

0.0 pts

No Marks

10.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeGrammar
10.0 pts

Full Marks

7.5 pts

Student has 3-5 grammatical errors

5.0 pts

Student has 5-7 grammatical errors

2.5 pts

Student has 7-10 grammatical errors

0.0 pts

Students has over 10 grammatical errors

10.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeFormat
10.0 pts

Paper is 3-5 pages, double-spaced, Times New Roman 12 font

5.0 pts

Student did not meet 1-2 of the format requirements

0.0 pts

No Marks

10.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeStudent includes reference page
5.0 pts

Full Marks

3.0 pts

Students reference page is not in the correct format

0.0 pts

No Marks

5.0 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeUnicheck Report
25.0 pts

Green

13.0 pts

Yellow

0.0 pts

Red

25.0 pts
Total Points: 140.0

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