Students learn about veterinary science by raising lambs

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Students learn about veterinary science by raising lambs

Seven babies make Escalante Middle School home

Students learn about veterinary science by raising lambs

Escalante Middle School students Kylee Pontine, 14, holding Boon; Lauryn Dukart, 13, holding Bree; and Sidney Elliott, 14, holding Bruce, care for their lambs Tuesday during their veterinary science class.
Molli Gurr, 13, holds Bandit as she studies Tuesday in her veterinary science class at Escalante Middle School. The lambs wear bandannas so the students can tell them apart.
Sidney Elliott, 14, shows how male lambs are wrapped with two diapers as she holds Bruce on Tuesday in her veterinary science class at Escalante Middle School. The lambs were required to wear diapers inside the school.
Sydney Wells, 14, fills bottles with a mixture of food and water on Tuesday in her veterinary science class at Escalante Middle School to feed to the lambs. Students were charged with every aspect of the lambs’ care.
Escalante Middle School registered nurse Lisa Deskins looks over Bree, a lamb with a bruised growth plate Tuesday, as students Lauryn Dukart, 13, right, and Kylee Pontine, 14, observe.

Students learn about veterinary science by raising lambs

Lauryn Dukart, 13, feeds Bree a mixture of feed and water Tuesday during her veterinary science class at Escalante Middle School. Students studied animal digestive systems this semester, and they put some of that knowledge to work feeding the lambs.

Students learn about veterinary science by raising lambs

Lambs run around the veterinary science class at Escalante Middle School on Tuesday. Students selected orphaned lambs to care for from local rancher J. Paul Brown.

Students learn about veterinary science by raising lambs

Kylee Pontine, 14, holds Boon on Tuesday in her veterinary science class at Escalante Middle School. Students selected orphaned lambs to care for from local rancher J. Paul Brown so they could learn important lessons about agriculture and veterinary care.
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