Tag Archives: livestock

Animal safety activities found here!

If you need a little extra help trying to teach the kids about animal safety, you’re in luck, we have exactly what you need! Click on the links below to get fun, educational activities. Animal Bingo Animal Detectives Animal Handling … Continue reading

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Safety in the Show Ring

Kansas State University Research and Extension developed a program to teach youth how to handle their show animals safely and without injury. The extensive program allows you to choose from six different animal catagories. After selecting an animal the user can choose … Continue reading

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New life on the farm!

If you’re anything like me, the day the first calf hits the ground is almost better than Christmas morning! At that moment you know it is the beginning of something new. Luckily this year all it took is one of … Continue reading

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Farm Safety and Health Day for Children and Youth

Agriculture is one of the few (if not the only) industries where the work place is the same as the home. Kids don’t live on the construction site or at the mine, but they live on the farm. For that … Continue reading

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Manure happens; deal with it safely

Manure is a fact of farm life if you raise livestock. There’s a lot more to managing manure than the just the odor, including an element of safety. Manure pits can be oxygen-deficient, toxic, and explosive. The best precaution is … Continue reading

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