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New York Agriculture in the Classroom

Agricultural Literacy Curriculum Matrix

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Chicken Genetics Matching Cards

Each breed of chicken has specific genes which indicate what it will look like, how many eggs it will produce, how large its body will be, etc. Use the Chicken Genetics Matching Cards to discover the basic genetic characteristics found in various breeds of chickens. This kit includes 8 matching cards, 8 description cards, and an answer key. Order this kit online from


Andrea Gardner

National Center for Agricultural Literacy
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