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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 catch a honey bee swarm with a bait hive.


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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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