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This is a badge bit (BB) that is part of the PEP curriculum.  Completing this BB is part of getting the sand badge in Animal Care.

In this Badge Bit, you will need to check the health of at least 4 Sheep.


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Here are some articles on sheep health and management:
 - Sheep Health Page
 - What Makes a Sheep Normal?
 - Sheep Health Diagnostic Signs
 - Common Diseases and Parasites in Sheep
 - Eye-to-Eye: Diagnosing Internal Parasites
 - Gum Comparison- Healthy vs Normal Sheep
 - Cattle, Sheep, Goats, and Buffalo Health
 - Codes of Practice for the Care and Handling of Farm Animals

Here are some nice videos on sheep health and management




Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4









To complete this BB, the minimum requirements are:
  - you must perform a (sheep) health check
      - at least 4 sheep; must do all of the animals at the same time
      - round them all up into a small corral
      - clean their feet
      - check for
          - parasites (especially eyes and butt)
          - spot check through the wool
          - color of their gums
          - color of the inner eyelid
          - smell of their breath

To show you've completed this Badge Bit, you must:
 - post a 2 minute video of you checking the health of four sheep
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Just found this. if you have time to fix that would be great! Thanks!! :)

Dave Burton wrote:In this Badge Bit you will catch a honey bee swarm with a bait hive.



In this Badge Bit you will need to check at least 4 Sheep's health.

or

In this Badge Bit you will need to check at least 4 sheep health; must do all of the animals at the same time.
 
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