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A castrated male pig is referred to as a . . .
Barrow.
Crossbred animals are a product of the crossing of two or more breeds. (T/F)
True.
Kidding is the act of giving birth in goats. (T/F)
True.
Ear notching is used for identification in. . .
Pigs.
A calve is a young bovine (less than a year) of either sex. (T/F)
False. That's a "calf".
Cattle that are placed in confinement, fed harvested feeds, and fattened for slaughter are referred to as stocker cattle. (T/F)
False. It's "feeder" cattle.
In cattle, a female that has not produced a calf is referred to as a. . .
Heifer.
Estrous is the period that the female is receptive to be mated by the male.
False. It's "estrus".
Chevon comes from. . .
Goats.
In pigs, an immature female is called a gilt. (T/F)
True.
A mature male turkey is referred to as a. . .
Tom.
Oviposition is the egg hatching process. (T/F)
False.
A Weather is a castrated male sheep or goat. (T/F)
False. That is a "wether".
The Texas Longhorn originated in Texas. (T/F)
False.
The Brown Swiss produces golden colored milk. (T/F)
False.
Angus are known primarily for their marbling ability. (T/F)
True.
Crossbreeding decreases hybrid vigor.
False.
Finnsheep are known for their incredible prolificacy (3+ lambs).
True.
In swine,the Suffolk is a sire breed.
False.
Hampshire sheep are known for their wool cap.
True.
Which breed of swine is known to exhibit PSS?
Pietran.
The ability of the offspring to outperform the average of their parent's breed is:
Heterosis/hybrid vigor.
Which cattle breed did not originate in the US?
Limousin.
Sperm and ovum can be described as:
haploid.
Which swine breed is known for its large litter sizes and relatively lean carcasses?
Hampshire.
Caprine refers to. . .
Goats.