"It is designed to educate children about livestock but is
particularly useful for 4-H and state fair exhibitors,"
explained Jane Scherer, University of Illinois Extension urban
programs specialist and director of Web development. "It covers
beef, dairy, horses, poultry, sheep and forages.
"The goal is
to increase knowledge capacity and understanding, especially as
we live in a society in which fewer and fewer young people are
exposed to livestock every day."
Questions about each livestock group can be accessed at the
user's particular level. Those who do well on the quiz have the
opportunity to enter their initials in the site's "Hall of
The quizzes were developed by Dave Fischer, U of I Extension
animal systems educator and Extension's animal systems team.
[Text from file received from
the University of