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When yellow shanked birds have bleached shanks it means that the bird has been laying eggs for how long?

Three mounts

1

When grading dressed carcasses there are five defects, name three?

Discoloration, bruises, exposed flesh, pin feathers, freezing defects

2

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

3

How many grades of dressed poultry carcasses are there?

Three

4

Name two of the dual purpose breeds?

Rhode Island Red, New Hampshire red, white Plymouth Rock, barred Plymouth Rock

5

What is the temperature of an egg when it's first laid

104 degrees

6

What is the relative humidity that helps eggs hold there maximum quality?

70-80%

7

A complete starter rations should be fed to the chicks during the first?

6-8 weeks

8

A publication giving a description of all recognized poultry breeds?

The standard of perfection

9

The fleshy growth above a turkeys beak is called a what?

Snood

10

How many weeks after hatch date are broilers ready to be butchered?

8-10 weeks

11

What is a brooder?

A brooder is a source of heat that keeps the chicks warm for the first for to six weeks

12

What is the preferred position to store eggs?

Small end down or large end up

13

Selecting the layers from the non-layers is called?

Culling

14

A term used to describe a serious deformity or defect that prevents the bird from getting an award?

Disqualification

15

Anything that's not perfection in a poultry show?

A defect

16

An outgrowth that forms the outer covering or plumage of a bird?

Feather

17

A collective term applying to chickens, ducks, geese, turkeys, also means poultry?

Fowl

18

The grade of eggs depends on the quality of the?

Yoke and the white

19

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

20

True or false large eggs are the best for all purposes?

False

21

True or false eggs freeze at 32 degrees

False

22

True or false grade B eggs have the same nutrition value as grade A eggs?

True

23

A single elongated tapered growth extending from the rear of the rose comb is called the?

Spike

24

Two long curved feathers of the males chickens tail are called?

Sickles

25

The term used to designate those birds having feathers on the outer ides of the shanks, and the outer and middle toes?

Feather legged

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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?

Gamy tail

27

A term which is used to describe a curled feather or a feather that curves outward and forward?

Frizzle

28

A female fowl over the year of one is generally called a?

Hen

29

The joint between the lower thigh and upper shank?

Hock

30

A definite division in the rear of a single comb is called a?

A Split comb

31

The feathers that cover the primaries and secondaries wing feathers and the main tail?

Coverts

32

A globular tuff of feathers on the head of some breeds is called?

A crest

33

A male fowl less than 1 year of age?

Cockerel

34

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?

Buttercup comb

35

The short feathers at the juncture of the back and neck underneath the hackle and between the shoulders is called the?

Cape

36

A cluster of longer feathers hanging from the throat of some breeds is called a?

Beard

37

The horny formation projecting from the front of the chickens head forming the mouth area is called the?

Beak

38

Two alternating colors running the width of the feather is called?

Barring

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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 ?

Breast

40

An adult male duck?

Drake

41

The mass of feathers over the back and base of the tail of a fowl giving it a rounded effect is called?

Cushion

42

Indistinct or irregular markings which destroy the desirable contrast with the ground color is called?

Mossy

43

Plumage of poultry in which the surface is spotted with colors or shades of color differing from the ground color is called?

Mottling

44

The fleshy protruding par on top of the head is called the?

Comb

45

A condition on the legs and toes of a fowl caused by small burrowing mites that raise and deform the scales is called?

Scaly leg

46

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?

Strawberry comb

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A crest in which there is a division with feathers falling on either side is called a?

Split crest

48

Miniature fowl that are about 1/5 the size of standard fowl?

Bantams