Dairy farming is a way of life for more than 40,000 farm families in the United States. To help you introduce the career field of dairy farming to your students, along with how farmers keep their cows healthy and comfortable, Discover Dairy just published new Animal Health Lessons for three grade levels. Log in to your Discover Dairy/Adopt a Cow account to access these free lessons:
- K-2nd Grade Animal Health Lesson – In this lesson, we will learn some words around a dairy farm, explore the career of being a dairy farmer, and see the ways farmers care for their cows every day.
- 3rd – 5th Grade Animal Health Lesson – In this lesson, students will learn what it’s like to operate a dairy farm and introduce animal health. Specifically, it will teach them ways farmers care for their cows each and every day. The lesson will also touch upon other dairy-related careers within the agricultural industry.
- 6th – 8th Grade Animal Health Lesson – In this lesson, students will learn how to work with others to make sure that their cows’ diet is balanced and nutritious to keep the cows healthy and happy. The lesson will also highlight the career of being a nutritionist.