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Dairying merit badge
Status: Discontinued BSA Advancement ID: unavailable
Created: 1911 Original/new/replaced:
Discontinued: 1975 Replaced by:


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The Dairying merit badge was one of the original 57 merit badges issued by the Boy Scouts of America in 1911.

Dairying is a discontinued merit badge. It was one of the original 1911 merit badges, but was discontinued in 1975 when its requirements were made one of the options for the Animal Science merit badge.


1. Understand the management of dairy cattle.

2. Be able to milk.

3. Understand the sterilization of milk, and care of dairy utensils and appliances.

4. Test at least five cows for ten days each, with the Babcock test, and make proper reports.

Boy Scout Handbook, 1911 Edition The official source for the information shown in this article or section is:
Boy Scout Handbook, 1911 Edition
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