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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 train animals to eat goodies when called. One of the uses of training animals is to get them to do pest and weed control for you.


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Here are some articles on it:
 - How to Train Chickens When Called
 - Training Chickens
 - Poultry for Pest Control
 - Goats to Weed Your Garden
 - Goats for Vegetation Management
 - Weed Control Using Goats Guide
 - Livestock Trained to Desire Undesireables
 - Teach Livestock to Eat Weeds
 - Educated Cows Eat Weeds
 - Teach Cows to Eat Weeds







To complete this BB, the minimum requirements are:
 - you must train an animal to eat goodies when they are called
      - calling “goat goat goat” and the goats get treats
      - calling “pig pig pig” and the pigs get treats
      - calling “chick chick chick” and the chickens get treats
      - calling “cow cow cow” and the cows get treats
 - you must do this at least four times for one kind of animal

To show you've completed this Badge Bit, you must:
 - post a video of you training the same type of animal to eat goodies four times
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Another use is to get them corralled for transport or harvest. Particularly for 4 legged animals.
 
It will give me the powers of the gods. Not bad for a tiny ad:
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