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New York Agriculture in the Classroom

Agricultural Literacy Curriculum Matrix

Companion Resource


Chickens on the Farm

This book for grades K-3 explores the importance of chickens in agriculture. Colorful photographs illustrate how farmers care for chickens, and fun facts are included throughout. Students will learn that there are more than 16 billion chickens on Earth, that poultry is another name for farm birds that people raise for meat and eggs, and much more.  


Susan Meredith

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