Meaning of Farm Animals

Agricultural Science JSS1 Second Term


Meaning of Farm Animals

Performance Objectives

Student should be able to:

      1. Explain the meaning of farm animals.      


 Farm animals are all domesticated animals reared on the farm for man's use and consumption. Farm animals can also be said to be animals that are domesticated by man and are kept for agricultural purposes. Animals bare farmed for a variety of reasons, most are raised or reared to be killed and some are more useful and profitable alive. Farm animals produce meat, milk and eggs that are used as food. Some can also be used to work in the farm while others are kept as a pet or for sporting activities. Examples of farm animals are cattle, pig, sheep, poultry, goat, horses, dog, cat, camel, fish etc.

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