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Veterinary Science CDE 

Veterinary Science CDE    State Veterinary Science CDE Contest

This is a qualifying contest for the State contest. The top 35% of the teams will be eligible to enter the State FFA Career Development event.

The contest materials focus on the curriculum that many of you teach in your Small Animal courses. It includes information on dogs, cats, birds, and fish.

Description of the Contest

  1. NO CELL PHONES ALLOWED!
  2. A team will consist of four members. All team members scores count toward the team score.
  3. The contest will consist 3 parts:
    1. Written Test  - 50 questions covering veterinary science and practices - 100 points
    2. Identification  of 50 specimens of equipment, parasites or breeds - 100 points
    3. Math Problems Practicum - deals with weights and dosage scenarios - 50 points
    4. Practicums (one or more of the following) - 25 points each
      • small animal handling/restraint
      • handling of medical equipment
      • filling a syringe
      • identification of parasites using a microscope
  4. The contest will start at 9:00 a.m. and tardiness will likely cause late contestants to lose points.
  5. Each contestant should bring a clipboard and #2 pencil.

Resource links:  Here are some great places to study:

  1. The National FFA CDE web page has description of contest and sample problems
    http://www.ffa.org/documents/cde_vetscience.pdf
  2. New Mexico FFA has a bank of 300 questions plus power points showing all the ID
    http://www.nmus.edu/~nmffa/state_cdes.htm
  3. Minnesota FFA has tests under Small Animal topic http://cde.ffa.umn.edu /Web/CDEexams.htm
  4. North Dakota FFA test:  http://ndffa.org/Tests/2001SmallAnimalCare/2011SAC.pdf

Each school may enter only one team per contest. Meets in Room C190A, C190B and C190C.

If there are any questions, please call:

Co-Chair: Jennifer Erb
Waupaca High School
(715)258-4131
   Co-Chair: Sandy Dykes
Weyauwega-Fremont High School
(920) 867-8911

High School Committee:    Green Bay Preble
Johnson Creek
Westfield
Elkhorn
   Seymour
Mishicot
Kewaunee
Tri-County
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