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600 elementary kids happy to connect with animals at Mini-Farm

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 29 March 2018 at 2:48 pm

Photos by Tom Rivers

ALBION – An elementary student gets a close look at chick that recently hatched in the Albion ag shop.

There were many of the chicks, just a few days old, featured at Mini-Farm Day today at Albion Central School.

FFA members introduced elementary students to a variety of animals and farm equipment.

Abbie Pappalardo, a sophomore at Albion, introduces elementary students to a Holland lop-eared rabbit as part of Mini-Farm Day. Abbie was joined by Kendall Derisley, left.

Myra Rosario and Paige Derisley show off a goat named Gus.

Nick Sacco and Bryce Pritchard discuss a sprayer and its long booms to a group of fifth graders. Panek Farms brought the sprayer and two tractors for the Mini-Farm Day. Poverty Hill Farms, a dairy in Albion, also brought a chopper for the display.

Meganne Moore walks Oops, her miniature horse, before returning to the ag shop where Oops was popular with the elementary students.

Medina FFA will host its farm day on April 19.

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