Flashcards in Avian Quiz Bowl Study Questions Deck (49):
When yellow shanked birds have bleached shanks it means that the bird has been laying eggs for how long?
When grading dressed carcasses there are five defects, name three?
Discoloration, bruises, exposed flesh, pin feathers, freezing defects
What is meant by dual purpose breeds?
Breeds that produce both eggs and meat, neither are as efficient as breeds that are bred for those specific proposes
How many grades of dressed poultry carcasses are there?
Name two of the dual purpose breeds?
Rhode Island Red, New Hampshire red, white Plymouth Rock, barred Plymouth Rock
What is the temperature of an egg when it's first laid
What is the relative humidity that helps eggs hold there maximum quality?
A complete starter rations should be fed to the chicks during the first?
A publication giving a description of all recognized poultry breeds?
The standard of perfection
The fleshy growth above a turkeys beak is called a what?
How many weeks after hatch date are broilers ready to be butchered?
What is a brooder?
A brooder is a source of heat that keeps the chicks warm for the first for to six weeks
What is the preferred position to store eggs?
Small end down or large end up
Selecting the layers from the non-layers is called?
A term used to describe a serious deformity or defect that prevents the bird from getting an award?
Anything that's not perfection in a poultry show?
An outgrowth that forms the outer covering or plumage of a bird?
A collective term applying to chickens, ducks, geese, turkeys, also means poultry?
The grade of eggs depends on the quality of the?
Yoke and the white
True or false eggs with a white shell have a milder flavor than eggs with brown shells?
False the only difference between white and brown eggs is the color of the shell
True or false large eggs are the best for all purposes?
True or false eggs freeze at 32 degrees
True or false grade B eggs have the same nutrition value as grade A eggs?
A single elongated tapered growth extending from the rear of the rose comb is called the?
Two long curved feathers of the males chickens tail are called?
The term used to designate those birds having feathers on the outer ides of the shanks, and the outer and middle toes?
A term used to describe a tightly folded slim, tapering, whip like tail. It's is a desired characteristic in some breeds and defects in others?
A term which is used to describe a curled feather or a feather that curves outward and forward?
A female fowl over the year of one is generally called a?
The joint between the lower thigh and upper shank?
A definite division in the rear of a single comb is called a?
A Split comb
The feathers that cover the primaries and secondaries wing feathers and the main tail?
A globular tuff of feathers on the head of some breeds is called?
A male fowl less than 1 year of age?
A comb consisting of of a single leader from the back of the beak to a hollow crown set firmly in the center of the head surrounded by a circle of regular points is called a?
The short feathers at the juncture of the back and neck underneath the hackle and between the shoulders is called the?
A cluster of longer feathers hanging from the throat of some breeds is called a?
The horny formation projecting from the front of the chickens head forming the mouth area is called the?
Two alternating colors running the width of the feather is called?
The entire front of the body from the juncture of the neck and body down to the rear of the keel bone is called the ?
An adult male duck?
The mass of feathers over the back and base of the tail of a fowl giving it a rounded effect is called?
Indistinct or irregular markings which destroy the desirable contrast with the ground color is called?
Plumage of poultry in which the surface is spotted with colors or shades of color differing from the ground color is called?
The fleshy protruding par on top of the head is called the?
A condition on the legs and toes of a fowl caused by small burrowing mites that raise and deform the scales is called?
A low, short comb that is set well forward on the head, it's wider on the forward end and a slightly bumpy surface, is called a?
A crest in which there is a division with feathers falling on either side is called a?