Hampton students welcome Hawk herd to its new home

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■ Local donations help build facility on district grounds

  • Hampton students will get some hands-on education with the Hawk herd, handling daily chores twice a day, seven days a week. News-Register/Kurt Johnson
    Hampton students will get some hands-on education with the Hawk herd, handling daily chores twice a day, seven days a week. News-Register/Kurt Johnson
  • From left, Grant Dose, Joel Miller and Dylan Bamesberger, joined by members of the high school Animal Agriculture class, watch the cows get acclimated to their new home. News-Register/ Kurt Johnson
    From left, Grant Dose, Joel Miller and Dylan Bamesberger, joined by members of the high school Animal Agriculture class, watch the cows get acclimated to their new home. News-Register/ Kurt Johnson
  • From left, Dylan Bamesberger, Hampton High School Principal Brad Feik and ag instructor Joel Miller get ready to unload five head of cattle into the newly built Hawk farm located just west of the football field. News-Register/Kurt Johnson
    From left, Dylan Bamesberger, Hampton High School Principal Brad Feik and ag instructor Joel Miller get ready to unload five head of cattle into the newly built Hawk farm located just west of the football field. News-Register/Kurt Johnson
Hampton students don’t have far to go now for hands-on education involving animal agriculture. A program launched last year with a few chickens and a cow/calf pair being raised just west of the football field has been taken to a whole new level this fall with expanded facilities and a growing herd of cattle. Students will feed and care for the cows, which will eventually find their way into the…

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