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The Woodville Trailbusters 4H club is now offering livestock projects at the Breakneck Hill Farm in Southborough.

 

Middlesex County 4H Fair

Monday, August 25th, 2014

Southborough Science and Agriculture 4H Club was represented by Ian Bourdon, here driving our oxen Henry and Peter. IanOxen2014

Trip to Red Hill in PA

Thursday, May 8th, 2014

Another trip to Red Hill in Hyner, Pennsylvania produced more outstanding 361 million year old fossils. This trip we thought we were collecting more head plates and it ended up we extracted a foot long cleithrum of the lobe finned Hyneria lindae that must have been about 10 feet long. Hyneria was the top predator in this river ecosystem. Here is Ian is extracting the cleithrum from a ledge we cut into the rock. In addition to the cleithrum we also collected many scales and uncovered a massive jaw which will be be retained by the museum. The site is overseen by the Philadelphia Academy of Natural Science.IanRedHillHeadPlateInteriorHeadPlateExterior

Breakneck Hill Farm Makes First Beef Donation to 12th Baptist Church in Roxbury

Monday, December 9th, 2013

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4H Meeting Held Nov 24th at Breakneck Hill Farm

Friday, December 6th, 2013
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This Sarcopterygian fish jaw bone was one of the many fossils discussed at the November meeting of the 4H club. This fossil was collected by Paul and Ian Bourdon at the world famous Red Hill site in Pennsylvania. Sarcopterygians are the group of mostly extinct fish that included the lobe finned fish that eventually led to the first amphibians. The specimen is most likely from Hyneria, the top predator in the river environment that existed 361 million years ago. The site is most notable for the fossil remains of the earliest amphibians in the US. For more information on joining the 4H club please contact Paul Bourdon at paul.bourdon@gtc-bio.com

New 4-H Club

Monday, September 30th, 2013
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380 million year old trilobite, Phacops rana. Collected by Ian Bourdon at Penn Dixie Quarry in Hamburg, NY.

Middlesex County 4H Fair

Wednesday, September 4th, 2013

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4H Meeting with the Oxen and New Sled

Thursday, May 2nd, 2013

Kelsey and a Shetland Poney named Govey

Sunday, February 10th, 2013

New Oxen Sled taken out on the New Snow

Sunday, January 6th, 2013

Kelsey Bourdon and Zoe Stapp Win 4H Eastern National Team Communications Championship

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012