Wednesday, May 20, 2009
when there are lots of products(high supply) the price is driven down, when there are fewer products(collectables)and demand is high the price is driven up.
this is a graph explining the supply and demand.
Saturday, May 16, 2009
Here is some more information on my job at the Matai island:
you have to clean out the field everday once day.
- Equipment to clean out the field:
- deadly nightshede
- thorn apple
- puple milk vetch
- water draftwort
- crab apples
- horse radish
- horse tail
- st johns wort
- oak and acorns
- White face
- Blue roan
- Strawberry roan
- Bit-snaffle, d-ring, loose ring, eggbutt
- Flash noseband
- Drop noseband
- Standing martingle
- Running martingle
Includes grass, hay and chaff.
Includes oats, barley, and sugar beet cubes.
Are tasty treats like apples and carrots.
Friday, May 15, 2009
curry comb: To loosen extra dirt and hairs.
Dandy brush: To brush the horse.
Body brush: To remove dirt.
Hoof pick: To clean the hooves and check for loose stones and horseshoes.
Mane comb: To untangle knots in the man and tail
If washed: Use scraper to scrape of the water.
Feeding: treats; apples, carrots, etc.
1. Hold out your hand so the horse can sniff it
2. Hold your hand as flat as you can, with your thumb straight beside your fingers.
3.Place the food on your hand and hold it steady, the horse will eat the food off your hand.
Tip: They can only eat food of your hand if it is held flat.
Tuesday, May 12, 2009
Today in class we discussed how to do mapping. The reason for this is because we have instead of drawing an island with buildings and roads and other details we have to make a MAP of our island. So we had to use our atlas's to find out what all the symbols are for forests, rivers, airports etc. Now all we have to do is the mapping, it will be tricky but i think i can do i i put some hard work into it.
Monday, May 11, 2009
I found some information about limestone and I thought it would be of some use in our Matai islands project since our items to work with are uranium and limestone.
Here it is:
Sunday, May 10, 2009
My job will include:
*Making sure the horses are fit and healthy.
*Grooming them- which means to brush them and keep them clean with sponges.
*Growing grass for the horses to eat.
* Importing hay from different parts of the country for the horses in winter.
*Picking their hooves and making sure they are clean.
*Making sure that the horses are warm when they are put in their fields and have coats on.
*Having a vegetable garden with carrots, and other vegetables for the horses to eat.
*Calling the vet if one of the horses become sick.
Wednesday, May 6, 2009
These are some links to Eco friendly sites: