Wednesday, March 29, 2017

2017 Texas 4-H Veterinary Science Skill-a-thon

2017 Texas 4-H Roundup Veterinary Science Skill-a-thon will be held at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences on Thursday, June 8, 2017.
The Veterinary Science Skill-a-thon is a competitive event designed to test the knowledge and skills that a 4-H member can gain through his or her involvement in a Veterinary Science project.  There are several components to the contest.  The Written Exam is to test the participant’s subject matter knowledge.  The Skills Exam tests the hands-on or experiential learning and is the largest component of the contest.  The Identification (ID) Exam will include Veterinary Instruments, Breeds (cattle, horses, sheep, goats, swine, dogs, and cats), Parasites, and Internal Organs.  Finally, the Communication portion of the contest helps to develop research and public speaking skills.  

To more information and read the guidelines, click here.

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