Rules for the Ag Barn
The Eagle Mountain-Saginaw I.S.D. Feeding Facility is part
of the school districts facilities.
It was built for students of the FFA. The facility is one of the finest anywhere. The success of it depends on how well
the students use and take care of the facility.
The feeding facility is a laboratory extension of the
classroom. Just as a science lab
is to a science class. Rules and
regulations have been established so that everyone will know the guidelines and
the operating procedures of the feeding facility. Everyone will be required to follow all guidelines.
rules and policies of the Eagle Mountain-Saginaw I.S.D. and any of its
campuses will be in effect.
Agricultural Science Teachers are responsible for the operation of the
animals will be brought in by the AST’s and removal will only be done with
the approval from the AST’s.
shall be kept clean. Manure
and other waste material shall be placed in a designated area (at least
150 feet from barn or any gate entrance).
- If you
are going to keep your feed at the facility it will need to be kept in a
locked barrel or equivalent.
- No one
is to borrow feed or supplies without permission. Anyone violating this rule can be
expelled from the facility.
and alleyways should be kept clean and clear at all times.
observant. If you see
something wrong; a pen left open, door not closed, a sick animal, do what
you can. Then contact the
animal’s owner or an Ag Teacher.
mistreat or “tease” an animal.
feed or water another student’s project unless you are asked. If you agree to care for another
students project be sure you know what kind and how much to feed. Animals can become very sick due to
should be no horseplay, fighting, running, or loud hollering around the
- A 10
M.P.H. speed limit shall be observed within the project area.
vehicles should be parked in their proper places.
should not be in the project area except when barns are open. Barn hours are from 6:00AM to
animals such as dogs, cats, horses, birds, etc. are not allowed inside
sure the water is turned off each time after use.
- If an
animal, for whatever reason, is not cared for within a 24 hour period
(feeding and watering) the animal can be removed at the Ag Teachers
discretion. At the student’s
request, the animal will be sold with the balance of proceeds paid to the
student after expenses. If
the student wishes to retain ownership, the animal will be delivered in a
20 mile radius.
prevent overcrowding and to aid in the marketing of project animals, there
will be a two animal limit per student.
violation of one or more rules can cause a student/parent and or project
to be expelled from the project area within 8 hours of the offense.