This checkoff list could be used by a scribe to keep track of which Scouts have earned which merit badges or could be used by an individual Scout.
Animal Science Merit Badge
Cattle, horses, sheep, goats, hogs, poultry, and other domesticated animals are important to people for many reasons. They supply us with food and clothing, we use them for recreational purposes, they work with and for us.
A reader asks about how old a Scout should be to work on a merit badge. The Guide to Advancement provides some answers.
The Animal Science merit badge is all about farm animals. We live in the suburbs, so this one isn’t even on the radar for the Scouts in our troop. But if you have Scouts from a rural area or if somebody who has a relative on a farm, this might be of interest to them.