Farm Animals on Parade Mrs. Hood’s Second Grade Class Woodward North
Cows Nick Adam Cameron N. Madeline
Adult Cows Cows can weigh 1,000-1,200lbs. A male is called a bull and a female is called a cow It lives for 25 years It eats corn, hay, grass, and wheat They eat 40lbs. a day They eat3 times a day
Cow’s Babies T he baby is born alive The name for the baby is a calf The mother gives birth to a calf one at a time The mother gives birth to a calf one time a year T he mother takes care of the calf 2-3 years
Other Interesting Facts Female cows can digest their nitrogen in their urine Cows have 4 stomachs Cows can chew their cud for 6-8 hrs.
Products Milk , hamburger meat ,rugs. Blankets to keep warm in the winter. Horns to sell.
Goats Michael, Cameron H., Sameer, and Emily
Adult Goats Does weigh between 125 to 200 Lbs Bucks weigh between 200 to 300 lbs Adult males are called bucks or Billy's Adult females are called does or a nanny's They live 10 to 12 years , but can live as long as 30 years They eat grass, herbs, tree leaves , grain, and other plant material An adult eats about 7 lbs of food each day Adult goats can be fed once or twice a day.
Baby Goats The baby goat is born alive It is called a kid 1-2 babies born at a time 1-2 babies are born a year The kid drinks milk Mother takes care by feeding it milk, protecting it, and it stays for with its mother for about 1 year
Other INTERESTING FACTS Goats are closely related to sheep Goats can live on hills and in hot places. There are about 600 different kinds of goats. Both male and female wild goats have beards and pointed black horns. Goats have 4 stomachs
Products Cheese, meat, milk, and yogurt come from goats. People eat the products that goats produce.
Sheep Ananya, Harish, Robert, Siddu
Adult Animals Weigh 100-225 pounds 100-350 pounds male Ewe female, male Ram Average age for a sheep ten to twelve years of age Sheep eat grass, clover, forbs, and other pasture plants Sheep eat 6-8 pounds a day Sheep eat for 5-10 hours a day
Baby Sheep Baby born alive Name for baby is lamb Baby name ram male , ewe female Born each time -1.5 Times born -1 year Eats milk and grass Mother takes care of lamb for 1.5 years and lambs follow their mother
Other interesting facts 800 breeds Largest is the argali 800 breeds
Chickens Darius, Rahul, Shreya, Aanjan
Adult Chicken The weight of an adult chicken is 8 to 10 pounds A female chicken is called a Cluck-Cluck or Hen A male chicken is called a Rooster A chicken lives for 10 to 15 years They eat seeds, worms, insects, grains, and snails
Chicken Babies The baby chickens are called chicks Baby chickens hatch from eggs The mother chicken give birth to 250 eggs a year The mother chicken takes care of the chick for 1 to 3 months The chick eat whatever their mother gives them
Chickens enemies are hawks, bobcats, snakes , skunks, owls , raccoons , and foxes. The gizzard is the part that helps the chicken grind it’s food. The father (Rooster) makes a crowing sound that sounds like Cock-a-doodle-doo. There are 175 varieties of chickens. A hen lays a average of 300 eggs per year. A chick takes about 21 days to hatch.
Products Chicken fingers and chicken nuggets and eggs come from a chicken. People use the products for eating. Chicken feathers are used for pillows.