Flashcards in Avian Systems Deck (16):
What is the ovary?
A cluster of undeveloped yokes
The female reproductive system is divided into 2 parts, what are they?
The ovary and oviduct
How many yokes are made up in the ovary?
What are two types of bones in the chicken? (p40)
Pneumatic and medullary
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
What are the two types of nervous systems? (p39)
Central and autonomic
What's another name for the proventriculus? (p41)
What 3 tracts meet at the cloaca? (p41)
Digestive, reproductive, excretory
Central Nervous System is responsible for?
The voluntary actions of the body such as movement or flight
Autonomic nervous system is responsible for?
the coordination of involuntary actions of the organs, intestines, blood vessels, and glands.
Name all the Avian Systems
Reproductive Systems, Circulatory System, Nervous System, Excretory System, Muscle System, Skeletal System, Respiratory system, digestive system
What are the three types of muscles in a birds body?
Smooth, Cardiac, and Skeletal
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
What makes Poultry totally unique from all other animals?
Why is the feather important?
Flight, protection, temperature regulation