Author:
Owl Nest Manager
Subject:
Agriculture
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Level:
Middle School, High School
Tags:
  • Animal Science
  • Ear
  • Livestock
  • Management
  • NE Ag
  • Nebraska Department of Education
  • Notching
  • Swine
    License:
    Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike
    Language:
    English
    Media Formats:
    Downloadable docs

    Education Standards

    Ear Notching Activity

    Ear Notching Activity

    Overview

    This activity will check students’ understanding of the swine ear-notching system of livestock identification. Credit @whiteoakffa and Sarah Nerswick

    Ear Notching Activity

    Nebraska Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources

    Activity Title:

    Ear Notching Activity

    NE CTE/AFNR
    Program of Study/
    Course:

    Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Animal Science Livestock Identification

    Overview:

    This activity will check students’ understanding of the swine ear notching system of livestock identification. Credit @whiteoakffa and Sarah Nerswick

    2023 Nebraska AFNR Standards:

     

    Key Terms:

    Swine, Livestock, Identification

    Time:

    One 45-minute period

    Resource(s):

    Nebraska Extension publication – Ear Notching System

    NE AFNR OER resource – Swine Ear-Notching System

    Cover photo by Steven Weeks on Unsplash

    Tools, Equipment, and Supplies:

    Poster Board/Construction Paper

    Stapler/Tape

    Scissors

    Writing Utensil