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NC State University's Farm Animal Days

Historic Yates Mill County Park
NC State University's Beef Educational Unit 4505 Mid Pines Road (2 miles south of I-40) April 24th-26th, Wednesday-Friday 9am-2pm Free event. Designed for preschool-1st grade

Farm Animal Days gives children a chance to see and touch farm animals and learn about agriculture; tractors will also be on display, and there will be a Yates Mill park exhibit. The event is designed for school field trips (preschool through first grade), but families and individuals are welcome to attend.

Daily Activities Include (each day) Practice roping for the kids. Touch the animals: chicks, turkeys, ducks, pigs, sheep, and goats Other animals to see: Beef Cow/calf, Dairy Cow, Horses Tractors on display Molly the Cow and Porky the Pig Grass area for picnic Free Ice Cream! Jr. Wolfpack Club One hour is sufficient to see all the exhibits.

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