Below is an illustration of a farm structure. Study it and the questions that follow

Below is an illustration of a farm structure. Study it and the questions that follow

Below is an          illustration of a farm structure. Study it and the questions          that follow

Identify the above farm structure

Cattle dip

Name the parts labeled T, S, R, P

T – Entrance
S – Foot bath
R – Dip tank/dip wash
P – Drainage race

State four factors considered when sitting the above structure

  1. Drainage: sited in an area that is not subjected to floods
  2. Type of soil: sited on soil that is resistant to soil erosion
  3. Source of water: sited near a reliable source of plenty water as it requires a lo of water
  4. Away from natural sources of water –(100m)
  5. Where it is possible to dispose sediments from the dip tank without causing environmental pollution
  6. Centrally sited so that animals don’t walk long distances

Outline four management practices observed on cattle while using the above structure

  1. Water the animals before dipping
  2. First run 10-15 through the dip to mix the dip wash and the dip them a second time
  3. Arrange the animals to enter the dip in a single file
  4. Do not dip sick or pregnant animals
  5. Dip animals according to their ages
  6. Dip all the animals on the same day
  7. Keep records

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