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What is the ovary?

A cluster of undeveloped yokes

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The female reproductive system is divided into 2 parts, what are they?

The ovary and oviduct

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How many yokes are made up in the ovary?

13,000-14,000

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What are two types of bones in the chicken? (p40)

Pneumatic and medullary

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How many beats per minute dose a leghorn's heart beat and a New Hampshire red? (p39)

350 for a leghorn and 250 for a New Hampshire red

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What are the two types of nervous systems? (p39)

Central and autonomic

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What's another name for the proventriculus? (p41)

True stomach

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What 3 tracts meet at the cloaca? (p41)

Digestive, reproductive, excretory

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Central Nervous System is responsible for?

The voluntary actions of the body such as movement or flight

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Autonomic nervous system is responsible for?

the coordination of involuntary actions of the organs, intestines, blood vessels, and glands.

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Name all the Avian Systems

Reproductive Systems, Circulatory System, Nervous System, Excretory System, Muscle System, Skeletal System, Respiratory system, digestive system

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What are the three types of muscles in a birds body?

Smooth, Cardiac, and Skeletal

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What muscle does the Autonomic Nervous System control and where is the muscle found?

Smooth Muscle and is found in the blood vessels, gizzard, intestines and organs

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What makes Poultry totally unique from all other animals?

The Feather

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Why is the feather important?

Flight, protection, temperature regulation

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What are the parts of a feather?

Quill, After Shaft, Fluff, Shaft, Web Vane and Barbs