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9 th graders taking an introductory animal science or agriculture class.
A computer lab with a computer for each student. Headphones will also be provided to each student.
Given a picture of a pig, the student will be able to identify what breed it is based on markings, color, and ears with 100% accuracy. Given a picture of a pig, the student will be able to name the origin of the breed without notes with 100% accuracy.
There are 3 colors to look for: – White – Black – Red Pigs can either be a solid color or have markings on them.
Some pigs have no markings. The markings that you could see on a pig: – Belted: All black with a white stripe around the shoulders. – Spotted – Points: Solid black with white on feet, nose, and tail.
Muscular – Some breeds are more muscular than others because they are raised for meat. Maternal – Some breeds look more maternal because they have a better a better mothering ability and they produce better litters than other breeds.