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By: Andrea Ball, American Statesman
December 01, 2011

 
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The pigs are squealing, the chickens clucking, the lambs playing, the goats bleating, and the steers standing in their pen. It's a typical morning at McNeil High School.

Livestock at school? In a part of Central Texas where people are more likely to work at Dell than run a farm?

Absolutely. Behind the brick buildings, parking lots and ball fields on the North Austin campus is a small farm funded and operated by more than 40 animal-loving students willing to spend hours a day caring for livestock.


Read the entire article at: The Statesman



Original article appeared in the American Statesman, Saturday Nov. 26th.  
 
 
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