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Animal Domestication Lectures at Garfield Farm Museum July 25

Campton Hills, IL-    Want to learn more about the domestic animals you know and love? Attend the animal domestication lectures at Garfield Farm Museum on Saturday, July 25th at 1 pm and 3 pm. The second lecture requires having attended the previous lecture. The 1pm lecture, given by museum assistant Samira Bamberger will provide a general overview of the history and process of animal domestication. The second lecture will cover more advanced topics.

    The 1pm lecture will include discussions on basic terminology, the domestication process, and the impact these animals have had on society. The talk will also cover Garfield Farm?s heritage livestock and how they have impacted modern breeds.

    The 3 pm lecture will include discussions on more advanced terminology and processes. The talk will also cover domestication’s impacts on modern breeding. Both lectures will conclude with an optional tour of the museum’s historic livestock.

    The lectures are $6 per person per lecture and refreshments will be provided. Reservations can be made by contacting the museum at (630) 584-8485 or Garfield Farm Museum is a 375 acre historically intact former 1840s prairie farmstead and teamster inn that volunteers and donors are preserving as an 1840?s living history museum. The museum is located 5 miles west of Geneva, Illinois off ILL Route 38 on Garfield Road.