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K TO 12 BASIC EDUCATION CURRICULUM

TECHNOLOGY AND LIVELIHOOD EDUCATION


AGRI-FISHERY ARTS---ANIMAL PRODUCTION
(EXPLORATORY)



Course Description

This is an exploratory course which leads to ANIMAL PRODUCTION (NC ll). It covers six (6) competencies that a Grade 7
and 8 Technology Livelihood Education (TLE) student ought to possess, namely: 1) Use of Farm Tools and Equipment, 2)
Maintenance of Tools and Equipment, 3) Perform Mensuration and Calculation, 4) Interpret Plans and Layout, 5) Practice
Occupational Health and Safety, 6) Basic Principles in Animal Production , and 6) Marketing.
The preliminaries of this course include the following:
1) Discussion on the relevance of the course;
2) Explanation of key concepts related to the course and;
3) Exploration of business opportunities


Content Content Standard Performance Standard Learning Competencies
Lesson I: Use of Farm Tools and Equipment AND THEIR MAINTENANCE
1. Farm tools and equipment
2. Safety practices
3. Use of tools and equipment
4. Maintenance of tools and
equipment
The learner demonstrates
understanding of the use of
farm tools and equipment and
their maintenance in poultry
and livestock production.
The learner independently uses
and maintains farm tools and
equipment in poultry and
livestock production.
LO 1 Utilize Farm Tools and
equipment and their
maintenance

Recognize tools and
equipment used in
poultry and livestock
production
Determine when to use
appropriate tools and
equipment
Make description on
how to use farm tools
and equipment in
poultry and livestock
production
Decide what tools to
use based on farm
operations
Handle farm tools and
equipment in poultry
and livestock production
properly
Describe the function of
each of the farm tools
and equipment used in
poultry and livestock
production
Determine how to
maintain the usability of
farm tools and
equipment
Apply proper methods
of cleaning, oiling and
storing tools and
equipment
Make a regular
inventory of the farm
tools and equipment
Perform simple repairs
of the tools and
equipment
Perform regular
sharpening of the
cutting tools


Lesson 2: Housing and Equipment for Herds and Flocks

Types of animal houses
and units
Fixtures and equipment
for the herd
Construction of simple
feeding and drinking
trough
Selection of an ideal
farm house for the
animals
The learner demonstrates
understanding of the
importance of housing and
equipment for herds and flocks
The learner independently
layouts the ideal housing and
equipment to use based on the
given functions
LO 1. Select housing system
and equipment
1. Analyze the benefits of
proper housing and
complete equipment
with regards to
production
2. Determine the type of
housing to use for
specific kinds of
animals
3. Determine the uses of
the different equipment
for herds and flocks
LO2. Determine fixtures and
equipment
1. Decide what fixtures or
equipment are suited
for specific purpose
2. Construct simple
feeding and drinking
troughs
3. Analyze the factors in
the selection of site of
poultry and livestock
farm houses and how
they affect production
Lesson 3: Feeds and Feeding Farm Animals
1. Classification of feeds
2. Animal rations
3. Formulation of simple
ration
4. Importance of giving the
right amount and right
kind of feeds for pecific
The learner demonstrates
understanding of how feeds
are classified and formulated
using the Pearson Square
method
The learner independently
calculates the amount of feeds
based on the animal
requirements
LO 1 Classify Feeds

Decide what feed to
give as to age of the
animals
Analyze the importance
of giving the proper
age of animals
5. Feed conversion
efficiency
amount of feeds for
specific age of animals
Classify the different
kinds and types of
animal feeds
Collect animal
feedstuffs used in
feeding the farm
animals
LO2 Prepare home ration
Formulate simple home
ration by applying the
given guidelines
Compute a simple
ration using Pearson
square
Calculate feed
consumption of a given
type of animal
Determine the feed
conversion efficiency of
farm animals
Lesson 4: Breeds of Farm Animals
1. Breeds of poultry and
livestock
2. Classification of the
different breeds of poultry
and livestock
3. Characteristics of each of
the breeds

The learner demonstrates
understanding in identifying
breeds of farm animals
The learner independently
identifies the breeds of farm
animals based on
characteristics they possess
LO 1. Types of breeds of farm
animals

Select desirable
animals based on
qualities and traits
Identify the
characteristics of each
breed
Determine the strong
and weak points of
each of the breeds
Handle animals with
care and precautions
Observe safety
measures in dealing
with the animals
Lesson 5 Cleanliness and Sanitation in the Farm
1. Cleanliness
2. Sanitation
3. Vaccination
4. Composting
The learner demonstrates
understanding of the
importance of cleanliness and
sanitation in the farm
The learner independently
performs the basic elements of
cleanliness and sanitation
1. Analyze the importance
of cleanliness and
sanitation
2. Practice regular
cleaning practices and
sanitation
3. Perform sterilization of
farm houses every after
cropping
4. Practice clean culture
5. Preserve farm by-
products for fertilizer
making
6. Appreciate the
importance of
immunization through
various forms of
vaccination
7. Observe safety
precautions in handling
chemicals

Lesson 6 - Marketing Farm Animals and their by-products
1. Marketing farm
products and their by-
products
2. Marketing Strategies
3. Market centers
4. Marketing Services
5. Demand and supply
The learner demonstrates
understanding of how farm
products are marketed
The learner independently
markets farm products and by-
products
1. Discuss the methods
of marketing farm
products and by-
products
2. Determine the best
market strategies for
animal products and by-

products
3. Determine the
possibility of performing
the various market
services for animal
products and by-
products
4. Discuss the Laws of
supply and demand
5. Compute for the market
price of farm products