Scheme of Work Third Term Agriculture Basic 6

Last Updated on May 6, 2020 by Alabi M. S.

SCHEME OF WORK

AGRICULTURE

THIRD TERM

BASIC 6 

THEME: PROCESSES OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION

WEEK 1 – REVIEW OF LAST TERM’S WORK  [click]

WEEK 2

TOPIC – LIVESTOCK PRODUCTION (CONT’L)

CONTENT 

Rabbit Rearing – male – buck, female – doe

  • Choice of rabbit for rearing
  1. Ability to grow rapidly.
  2. A good converter of food into body weight.
  3. Ability to resist diseases (disease resistant).
  4. Ability to give birth to many young ones in a litter.
  5. Good quality hides and skin.
  6. Housing/Hutches
  7. Feeding and drinking equipments  [click]
  • Feeding and drinking materials:
  1. Hays
  2. Grasses
  3. Cereal grains
  4. Leaf
  5. Vegetables
  6. Dry bread
  7. Pelleted ration
  8. Kitchen waste
  9. Mineral salt
  10. Clean, cool water
  11. Concentrates (groundnut, palm kernel, soybean and cotton seed).
  • Disease control
  • Records
  1. Birth date
  2. Size of litters at kidling
  3. Size of litter at weaning  [click]

WEEK 3

TOPIC – POULTRY

CONTENT 

  • Meaning of poultry
  • Ways of rearing chicken:
  1. Traditional method
  2. Modern method
  • Importance of poultry
  1. Source of income
  2. Provision of eggs
  3. Provision of meat
  4. Provision of raw materials
  5. Provision of poultry manure
  6. Game (bird like parrot, ostrich and cock are used for games to entertain people).  [click]

WEEK 4

TOPIC – POULTRY (CHICKEN)

CONTENT 

  • Types of chicken
  1. Eggs laying chicken
  2. Table meat chicken
  3. Dual purpose chicken (for egg and meat production)
  • Selection of housing and equipment
  1. Concrete building
  2. Wooden and metal cages/wooden shed  [click]
  • Feeds
  1. Chicks mash (2 months – 4 months, about 8 weeks)
  2. Growers mash (2 months – 4 months, about 8 – 16 weeks)
  3. Broiler starter (for meat producer only about 9 – 14 weeks)
  4. Layers mash (for more eggs)
  • Source of old chicks
  • Housing system of poultry keeping:
  1. Free range system
  2. Semi intensive system
  3. Intensive system – i. The fold system ii. The deep litter system iii. The Battery cage [ckick]

WEEK 5

TOPIC – SIGN OF ILL – HEALTH CHICKEN

CONTENT 

  • Sign of ill – health in chicken
  1. Roughened feathers,
  2. Discharge from the nostril
  3. Mucorish discharge
  4. Coughing,
  5. Loss of appetite,
  6. Reduction in egg production among layers,
  7. Retarded growth,
  8. Chicken huddle together and drop as if the birds are feeling cold,
  9. Birds standing with their eyes closed,
  10. Presence of scores on wattles and combs.  [click]

THEME: PRODUCE PACKAGING, MARKETING AND FARM RECORDS 

WEEK 7

TOPIC – FARM RECORDS (CONT’L)

CONTENT 

  • Types of farm records
  1. Farm diary
  2. Farm inventory
  3. Input records
  4. Production records
  5. Consumption records
  6. Sales records
  7. Profits and loss account  [click]

WEEK 8 – REVISION

WEEK 9 – REVISION

WEEK 10 – REVISION

WEEK 11 – REVISION 

WEEK 12 – REVISION

WEEK 13 – EXAMINATION

 

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