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KENYA CERTIFICATE OF SECONDARY EDUCATION

AGRICULTURE SYLLABUS - FORM III

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19.0.0 FARM STRUCTURES (18 LESSONS)

19.1.0 Specific Objectives

19.2.1 Farm buildings and structures

  • Siting

  • Parts of a building

      - Foundation

      - Wall

      - Floor

      - Roof

19.2.2 Livestock buildings and structures

  • Crushes

  • Dips

  • Spray race

  • Dairy shed/parlour

  • Calf pens

  • Poultry houses and structures

      - Deep litter

      - Coops

      - Folds/Arks

      - Runs

      - Battery cages

  • Rabbit hutches/Rabbitry

  • Piggery/pig sty

  • Fish ponds

  • Silos (for silage)

  • Zero grazing unit

  • Bee hives

19.2.3 Farm stores

  • Feed

  • Farm produce

  • Chemical

  • Machinery

  • Tools

 19.2.4 Green house

  • Meaning

  • Construction materials

  • uses

19.2.5 Fences in the farm

  • Types of fences and materials used

  • Uses - advantages and disadvantages

  • Gates and passes in fences

  • Fence reinforcements

Note:

- Construct either of the following structures:

   i) a crush

   ii) a beehive

   iii) a hutch

- Visit nearby construction sites