Ch 16 - Beef Cattle
Ch 17 - Dairy Cattle
Ch 18 - Poultry
Ch 19 - Swine
Ch 20 - Sheep and Goats
100

A composite breed is...

What is a breed developed from two or more previously established breeds?

100

The process of controlled heating to destroy microorganisms.

What is pasteurization?

100

The difference between a layer and broiler.

[LAYER] What is a chicken used for producing eggs for consumption?

[BROILER] What is a chicken produced for slaughtering meat purposes?

100

Gestation is...

What is the period when the female is pregnant?

100

The difference between an ewe and doe.

What is a female sheep (ewe) and female goat (doe)?

200

Describe eutrophication.

What is the promotion of excess growth of one organisms to the disadvantage of another organism in the ecosystem?

200

Condensed milk is...

What is milk with water removed and sugar added?

200

The process of shedding feathers.

What is molting?

200

This term is used to describe a commonly occurring or widespread within a herd or group.

What is endemic?

200

The disease is which number of red blood cells is abnormally low.

What is anemia?

300

A ration formulated to meet the animal's nutritional needs at the lowest cost from the feed available.

What is least-cost ration?

300

The function of the Babcock cream test.

What is the test for determining fat content in milk?

300

The term referring to the superiority of the outbred offspring relative to the parent populations included in the cross.

What is heterosis?

300

Describe the term "cross-fostering".

What is the moving of young from their dam and placing them with another female for rearing?

300

The term "anestrus" refers to...

What is the period when a nonpregnant female is not having regular heat cycles?

400

The definition of seed stock is as follows.

What is the brood stock intended for future production?

400

The term "gomer bull" refers to...

What is a bull rendered incapable of mating naturally?

400
The process of pelleting.

What is the method to process feed in which it is first ground then forced through a die to give it a shape?

400

The term referring to having feed available at all times.

What is ad libitum?
400

Describe flushing in regards to the sheep industry.

What is the practice of increasing feed to a female just before and during breeding season?

500

The term "stocker calf" refers to...

What is a weaned calf that is grown prior to being placed in a feedlot intended for finishing?

500

The effect of bovine somatotropin (BST) within dairy cattle. This hormone is produced in this gland.

What is the increase of milk production due to the pituitary gland?

500

Describe a trapnest.

What is a nest that traps a hen while laying so her egg production and quality can be recorded?

500

A "creep" refers to this area.

What is the area where young nursing animals can have access to high quality starter feed?

500

Prions is an infectious agent that has this effect on the body.

What is abnormal folding of proteins within the brain causing neurodegenerative diseases?

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