Lesson Notes By Weeks and Term - Junior Secondary School 2

Factors to consider before deciding animal feeds

Date: 23rd-27th of January 2022

Class: JSS 2

Term: 2nd Term

Week: 3

Subject: Agricultural Science

Topic: Factors to consider before deciding animal feeds

Duration:45 minutes

Teaching Aid: A chart

Reference Book: WABP Junior secondary Agriculture for Nigerian School 1 by Anthony Youdeowei et al

Behavioural Objective: By the end of this topic, students should be able to

  1. Discuss the factors to consider before deciding animal feeds


Step 1: Teacher revises last topic

Step 2: Teacher introduces and explains new topic

Step 3: Teacher writes note on the board

Step 4: Teacher evaluates students

Step 5: Teacher marks students' notes and give assignment

Previous knowledge: Students have been taught classification of animal feeds



  1. The physiological state of the animals whether for pregnant, dry or lactating or young animals.
  2. The availability of the feed stuff
  3. The composition of the nutrients
  4. The age of the animals
  5. The familiarity of the feed to animal
  6. Palatability of the feed.
  7. The cost of feed stuff.
  8. The purpose of which the animal is being kept
  9. Class of animal
  10. Animal's condition of health

Evaluation: how can animals age decide its feed?

Assignment: discuss how the palatability of feed and cost of feed can decide the feeds of animals

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