Farmart Centre
5 April 2017

The children visited the Farmart Centre to learn more about different farm animals.

 Uncle William, the farmer, introduced the children to quails and chickens.

Uncle William, the farmer, introduced the children to quails and chickens.

 He explained that the female quail has a spotted breast while the male quail does not.

He explained that the female quail has a spotted breast while the male quail does not.

 They learnt that quail eggs come from quails and that the quails on his farm lay 30,000 eggs every day.

They learnt that quail eggs come from quails and that the quails on his farm lay 30,000 eggs every day.

 Next they saw the bullfrogs. As they walked into the area, they heard the bullfrogs singing to each other. Uncle WIlliam explained that the male bullfrogs do that to attract the female bullfrogs.

Next they saw the bullfrogs. As they walked into the area, they heard the bullfrogs singing to each other. Uncle WIlliam explained that the male bullfrogs do that to attract the female bullfrogs.

 To differentiate their gender, look at the colour of the skin below the mouth of the frog. If it is white it is female and if it is green it is male. Besides that, the eardrums of the male bullfrogs are bigger than its eyes. The eardrums of the female bullfrog is smaller or the same size as its eyes.

To differentiate their gender, look at the colour of the skin below the mouth of the frog. If it is white it is female and if it is green it is male.
Besides that, the eardrums of the male bullfrogs are bigger than its eyes. The eardrums of the female bullfrog is smaller or the same size as its eyes.

 Frogs have webbed feet to allow them to swim quickly in water. They are amphibians which means that they are able to breathe in water and on land.

Frogs have webbed feet to allow them to swim quickly in water. They are amphibians which means that they are able to breathe in water and on land.

 By looking at the plastron of the terrapin, you can tell the gender of the terrapin. A flat plastron indicates that it is a female terrapin while a concave plastron indicates that it is a male terrapin.

By looking at the plastron of the terrapin, you can tell the gender of the terrapin. A flat plastron indicates that it is a female terrapin while a concave plastron indicates that it is a male terrapin.

 Uncle William introduced the children to Soon Lee, one of the mountain goats on his farm. The mountain goats eat sweet potato leaves.

Uncle William introduced the children to Soon Lee, one of the mountain goats on his farm. The mountain goats eat sweet potato leaves.

 The children had the chance to feed the mountain goats.

The children had the chance to feed the mountain goats.

 They fed the rabbits, hamsters and guinea pigs carrot sticks.

They fed the rabbits, hamsters and guinea pigs carrot sticks.

 The children were then given food pellets so that they could feed the catfish, terrapins and bullfrogs.

The children were then given food pellets so that they could feed the catfish, terrapins and bullfrogs.