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.

Category: 4S 2023-2024

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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.

Category: 4M 2023-2024

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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…

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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)

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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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Myerscough College: Animal Care (part 2)

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This morning on the year 11 group's first day of Animal Care the pupils have had a lovely tour of the campus and seen some of the animals they'd be working with.

 

They visited the reptile room, rodent room, aviary and looked at the animals in the foundation learning buildings, handling a…

Category: 4S 2022-2023

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Myerscough College: Animal Care.

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This morning on the year 11 group's first day of Animal Care the pupils have had a lovely tour of the campus and seen some of the animals they'd be working with.

They visited the reptile room, rodent room, aviary and looked at the animals in the foundation learning buildings, handling a variety…

Category: 4M 2022-2023

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Healthy Lifestyles at Myerscough College

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Today's session started with a classroom lesson on Healthy Lifestyles.

Students were then taken to the college's Sports Conditioning Room part of the Myerscough Sale Sharks Academy to do cardiovascular and conditioning training.

Category: 4J 2023-2024

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Badminton at Myerscough College

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This afternoon the students were given a taster of badminton

Category: 4J 2023-2024

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