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Classroom Insider: Farm and Ranch
Bailey Harrington
October 17, 2018

On October 12th, Mrs. Collins took the classroom to castrate pigs. Mrs. Collins is a hands-on learning teacher. She loves to show her love for animals. We went to Otto to a hog farm. A hog farm is where pigs are raised for meat. I know, sounds terrible. But it’s part of the learning in her class and, to me, it was very interesting. We picked out all the piglets and watched them be castrated while learning how do so. The farmer sells his meat to the local markets and personal friends. He has around 60 hogs, piglets, and dairy cows, which he sells the milk of. We got a tour around his beautiful farm. Overall, the visit was amazing and the whole class had a wonderful time. Mrs. Collins knows how to get you out of your seat and your comfort zone.

 

In Equine Science, we go fishing almost every Friday. This time, we went to Lake Emery before the dam. The whole class went fishing. We only caught two, but the point is to have fun! After we catch the fish, if it is not hurt, we either let them go or take them back to the classroom, where Mrs. Collins teaches us about the fish. Mrs. Collins takes us to do these things because it gets us out of the classroom to learn and have fun. Never a dull moment in Mrs. Collins class!

Bailey Harrington
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