How do you write a 4 h story?

1) Introduce yourself and your family. 2) Tell why you joined 4-H and/or chose the project(s) you did. 3) Tell about the things you enjoyed learning or doing in your project(s) this 4- H year. 4) Tell about a significant accomplishment you have made this year in your 4- H project(s).

What 4 H has taught me?

4-H has taught me leadership, commitment, hard work, dedication, respect, responsibility and the list goes on and on. Through 4-H I have also been provided with many opportunities to use and further develop my skills.

What is a 4 H animal?

Youth interested in dogs, cats, rabbits, rats, mice, and other small companion animals can participate in 4-H Small Animal projects and learn about companion animal health, nutrition, and more. Youth can also participate in the Veterinary Science “Skills for Life” Series.

Why do cows cry?

Yes cows do cry, just like humans cows have the ability to feel emotions and can cry for many reasons. Cows can grieve and feel pain, cows in the dairy industry are artificially inseminated and after their calf is born their child is taken away and they cry and grieve for the loss of their child.

Do farmers name their animals?

Some of the animals at Sacrewell have names, but some of them don’t. This is the case on most farms. On a commercial farm where hundreds of animals are being born, bred and sent to market each year, it doesn’t make sense to start giving each one an individual name.

Do farmers name their cows?

Just not after their wives. Cows given names are happier and produce more milk, researchers have discovered. As part of this study researcher Dr Catherine Douglas, from Newcastle University, surveyed more than 500 dairy farmers and found almost half called their cows by name. …

Do cows remember you?

Cows Remember Everything If you find yourself in the presence of a cow, be nice to her because she will remember you. Cows also have good spatial memory. They can remember where things are located such as food, water, shelter, best grazing spots and most importantly, the location of their babies.

What smell do cows hate?

They dislike the smells of dung and saliva, so when housed, their feeding area needs to be kept clean and smell fresh, not contaminated with dung, saliva or exudate from other cows’ noses.

Do cows bond with humans?

In general, cows are considered to be intelligent animals who interact with each other in a socially complex manner. They play, form bonds with others—including cattle, humans, and other animals—mourn deaths, and even hold grudges.

Why do cows look at you?

Stilting, high-stepping walk, still staring at you in the same manner as previously mentioned means the animal is alert and on the verge of flight because of fear. Because cattle are prey animals, flight and keeping with the herd is their best (but not the only) defense mechanism against the offending stimulus.

Do cows like being hugged?

The cuddling experience can even be pleasurable for the cattle themselves. A 2007 study in the journal Applied Animal Behaviour Science states that cows show cues of deep relaxation, stretching out and allowing their ears to fall back when massaged in particular areas of their neck and upper back.

Why do cows lick humans?

Cattle have a distinct urge to lick and be licked by their peers. Licking behaviour is a normal behavioural manifestation. All the animals in a group are licked, but not all the animals lick. Licking seems to have a calming effect after cattle have been disturbed.

How do cows show affection to humans?

A group of control cows experienced a human presence but no stroking. The researchers observed that the cows stretched out their necks and let their ears fall, signs of deep relaxation, when stroked in parts of the upper back and the neck areas that cows often reach when they lick each other.

Why do cows drink urine?

Usually occurs in high lactating cows/freshly calved cows because of the loss of minerals through their bodies. Especially, if you keep them on low roughage rations. Lack of exercise/inactivity and boredom are also contributing factors. Hormonal imbalances/stress can also cause cows to drink urine.

Do cows have feelings?

Cows experience a broad range of emotions; that is, they experience not only basic emotions such as fear and contentment, but also complex emotions.