Animal Nutrition Skillathon Series

Laminated tabletop displays featuring samples of feedstuffs commonly available and used for animals. May be used as a study guide or a way to help youth test their knowledge about feeds commonly used in Wisconsin. Oriented to large animals, but may be used for small animals as well. See “Dairy Skillathon Series” and “Livestock Skillathon […]

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Byproduct Feeds  (#17627)

Features 10 different byproduct feeds and asks questions related to their uses or benefits as a byproduct feed. Intermediate level. (1993) – LAMINATED SKILLATHON STATION, QUESTION & ANSWER SHEETS, FEEDSTUFF INFORMATION LIST.   (Animal Nutrition Skillathon Series)

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Comparing Calf Starters  (#17676)

Students compare feed tags from different dairy cow concentrates to evaluate components and nutrition level. Intermediate level.  (1994) – LAMINATED SKILLATHON STATION, QUESTION & ANSWER SHEETS.   (Dairy Skillathon Series) 

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Comparing Dairy Cow Concentrates  (#17677)

Students compare feed tags from different dairy cow concentrates to evaluate components and nutrition level. Intermediate level. (2007) – LAMINATED SKILLATHON STATION, QUESTION & ANSWER SHEETS.  (Dairy Skillathon Series)

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Feed Ingredients for Dairy and Livestock  (#17236)

5 different stations teach the student to identify common feed ingredients and their importance in feeding cattle. Each station contains ten samples of common feedstuffs for farm animals. Feed samples are displayed randomly with stations grouped by knowledge level of the students. Beginner level. (1992) – 5 LAMINATED SKILLATHON STATIONS, EACH WITH QUESTION & ANSWER […]

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Forage Plants  (#17628)

Asks students to identify 9 forage plants commonly grown and fed to animals. Advanced level. (1993) – LAMINATED SKILLATHON STATION, QUESTION & ANSWER SHEETS, FEEDSTUFF INFORMATION LIST.   (Animal Nutrition Skillathon Series)

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Horse Learning Laboratory Kit (#18400)

Set of learn-by-doing activities focusing on horses. Designed as a series of mini-learning stations, where participants can test their own knowledge and abilities. Topics covered include: Anatomy; Breeds; Conformation; Equine Care & Awareness; Nutrition; Reproduction & Genetics; Tack & Equipment. (1998) – INCLUDES CURRICULUM GUIDE, AS WELL AS A VARIETY OF POSTERS, CHARTS, DIAGRAMS, IDENTIFICATION TAGS, […]

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Livestock Feed Sources  (#17239)

Students learn to identify a variety of feedstuffs and their roles in feeding livestock. Consists of 4 stations containing samples of common feedstuffs for farm animals. Stations are grouped according to the major nutrient provided. Stations include: “Vitamin & Mineral Ingredients” – “Processed Grains” – “Whole Grains” and “Byproduct Feeds”. Intermediate level. (1992) – 4 […]

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Processed Feeds  (#17629)

Displays 15 feed samples to show the different forms of feed processing. Emphasizes corn processing differences. Intermediate level. (1993) – LAMINATED SKILLATHON STATION, QUESTION & ANSWER SHEETS, FEEDSTUFF INFORMATION LIST.  (Animal Nutrition Skillathon Series)

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Processing Methods  (#17630)

Features 10 different feed samples, each of which represents a different processing method. Designed to ask the student to identify the feedstuff and the processing method used. Intermediate level. (1993) – LAMINATED SKILLATHON STATION, QUESTION & ANSWER SHEETS, FEEDSTUFF INFORMATION LIST. (Animal Nutrition Skillathons Series)

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The Ruminant  (#17631)

Displays a diagram of the rumen, along with pictures of ruminant animals. Questions relate to the identification of rumen compartments or their function. Advanced level. (1993) – LAMINATED SKILLATHON STATION, QUESTION & ANSWER SHEETS, FEEDSTUFF INFORMATION LIST.  (Animal Nutrition Series)

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Starting Cattle  (#17006)

Covers how to get new cattle up to the bunk and eating; reducing metabolic disorders; dealing with stress in the first few days in the lot; the link between diet and immunity; feed additives and feed intake, and when and how to change rations.  (1990) – VHS VIDEO (18:00), PROGRAM GUIDE.

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Vitamins and Minerals  (#17632)

Features 14 vitamin and mineral samples with pictures of vitamin or mineral deficiencies. Questions asked relate to the pictures or ask students to identify the sample. Advanced level. (1993) – LAMINATED SKILLATHON STATION, QUESTION & ANSWER SHEETS, FEEDSTUFF INFORMATION LIST.  (Animal Nutrition Skillathon Series).

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Water: The Essential Nutrient  (#17633)

Shows differences in water purity and the necessity of water in an animal’s diet. Beginner level. (1993) – LAMINATED SKILLATHON STATION, QUESTION & ANSWER SHEETS, FEEDSTUFF INFORMATION LIST.   (Animal Nutrition Skillathon Series).

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