Small Animal Care at Myerscough

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On their last morning at Myerscough College doing small animal care, the pupils were introduced to the tutors' pet chihuahuas, Teddy, Missy and Bear.

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Category: 4M 2022-2023

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Bathing the Horsefield Tortoise.

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Pupils learnt of the importance of bathing Tommy Shelby the Horsefield Tortoise. As well as keeping himm clean and healthy it also allows for visual health checks.

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Bathing the Bearded Dragon

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Pupils learnt of the importance of bathing Spyro the bearded dragon, as well as keeping him clean and healthy it also allows for a visual health check.

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Myerscough College: Animal Husbandry

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Students bathed Spyro the bearded dragon and learned about looking after a bearded dragon.

They also leaned an interesting fact about why bearded dragons are so named, when stressed they enlarge their throat and the skin turns black looking more beard-like.

Posted by /blog/author/russellw on 12 March 2024

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Meeting Shelby

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Pupils were introduced to Shelby the horsefield tortoise today for the first time. Just like a pet dog Shelby loved having his back scratched.

Posted by /blog/author/russellw on 29 February 2024

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Rabbit Care at Myerscough College

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Pupils have been caring for the. Myerscough rabbits this morning, cleaning out their hutches, changing their water and feeding them.

Posted by /blog/author/russellw on 29 February 2024

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Animal Husbandry: Feeding Small Animals.

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During the afternoon session the pupils prepared and fed the animals of the small animal unit.

They prepared fruit, vegetables and crickets to feed to hedgehogs, rabbits, rats, chickens, bearded dragon, frog, giant African land snails, guinea pigs, tortoise, leopard gecko and hermit crabs.

Posted by /blog/author/russellw on 22 February 2024

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Myerscough College: Small Animal Care

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In their morning session the pupils looked after the welfare of mice, rats and gerbils by feeding, watering and cleaning out their cages.

Posted by /blog/author/russellw on 22 February 2024

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Indian Stick Insects

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Pupils looked after Indian Stick and Sungaya stick insects replacing their brambles and spraying the habitats with water.

Posted by /blog/author/russellw on 8 February 2024

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More Animal Husbandry at Myerscough College.

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This morning the pupils revisited animal Husbandry for small animals. They prepared food, cleaned cages, watered and fed pygmy hedgehogs, hamsters, giant African land snails, rats and bearded dragons. The pupils really enjoyed caring for the animals and are learning life skills, such as food…

Posted by /blog/author/russellw on 8 February 2024

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Rat Husbandry at Myerscough

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Before dinner the group looked at different aspects of rat Husbandry. This included handling with positive reinforcement using meat paste, cleaning their cage, feeding and looking at enrichment. (Making their lives more interesting)

Posted by /blog/author/russellw on 1 February 2024

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Snail Husbandry at Myerscough College

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This morning in Animal Studies at Myerscough College, the pupils learnt about animal Husbandry.

Animal Husbandry is the process of looking after animal health and wellbeing. With the giant African land snails this involved bathing them in clean warm water and cleaning their shells.

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Category: 4M 2023-2024

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