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1

What is order are rabbits classified as?

lagomorphia

2

What family are rabbits and hares classified as?

What family are pikas classified as?

Leporidae

Ochotonidae

3

What is the rabbit a descendant from

the European wild rabbit

4

Is rabbit breeding more popular in the US or in Europe

Europe

5

What does it altrical mean

young that are born hairless and blind

6

What are the differences between rabbits and hares

Rabbits: altrical, live underground in burrow, live in groups, small, many colors, domesticated

HAres: non-altrical, live in nests above ground, solitary, large, fur is brown with black in it, undomesticated

7

What is a warren

a group of burrows

8

true or false
Over half of the worlds population of rabbits resides in Europe

False
its North America

9

Distinguish between the following:
Buck
Doe
Kits
Fryer

Buck= mature male
doe= mature female
kits= baby rabbits
fryer= rabbit weighing about 5 lbs at 12 weeks or less

10

What is the....
a. life span of a rabbit
b. body temp
c. breeding age
d. gestation period

a. 5-15 years (larger rabbits live longer)
b. 102
c. 4 to 8 months
d. 28-32 days

11

True or false

Bucks exposed to temps of 32 degrees or lower for five or more days can become sterile for up to 3 months

false
it is eighty five degrees or higher

12

what is a...
a. cuniculture
b. rabbitry
c. kindling

c= practice of breeding and raising domestic rabbits usually for meat fur or wool

r= place where domestic rabbits are kept and bred
k= term used for when rabbits give birth

13

rabbits are considered ________ ovulators with ________ immunity.

induced
passive

14

what is a nest box

when does will pull some of their own fur to line a nest around day 28 of gestation

15

How many registered breeds of rabbits are there according to ARBA

49

16

What are the two popular meat breeds for rabbits?
What are the two popular show/pet breeds?

a. Californian, New Zealand
b. Holland lop, mini rex

17

In rabbits, a roaster refers to...

older meat rabbits
they are 6 lbs or more and 12 to 6 months of age
meat is not as tender

18

A stewer is...

older than 6 month rabbit and over 8 lbs

19

Where does 80% of fur come from in rabbits?
b. where does 70% of angora get produced in

a. Scandinavia
b. china

20

Rabbits have what are called ________ ________ teeth meaning they keep growing throughout rabbits life

open rooted

21

What do rabbits have in their teeth that rodents do not?

two sets of incisor teeth

22

What are rabbits usually fed?

Hay
PEllets (total mixed ration)
Fresh produce (in limited amounts

23

With regard to disease prevention?
a. host barriers such as skin, hair, and secretions provide an initial line of defense
b. innate immunity includes the initial cell mediated response to an antigen
c. animals experiencing transportation stress mount a more effective immune response than normal
d. genetic selection is an effective strategy to improve disease resistance

ABD

24

Vaccines
a. may contain live, modified, or dead organisms
b. may be administered by oral, subcutaneous, intramuscular, or intranasal routes
c. stimulate an initial increase in IgM and a larger increase in IgG following second exposure
d. protect animals from disease under all environmental conditions
e. stimulate the body's humoral immunity to increase antibody production
f. are often given a second time (booster) to maximize an immune response
g. often include live microorganisms that will attack the disease causing organism

ABCEF

25

To diagnose a disease, one must first establish what is _____________, and determine if there is a harmful deviation from that

normal

26

Killed vaccines are safest to use because they do not replicate in the animal, although modified live or live vaccines generally require less boosters

True

27

Regarding lactation
a. the femoral artery is the major blood supplier to the mammary gland
b. milk production is increased by more frequent milking
c. progesterone stimulates growth of alveoli, but decreases lactose synthesis
d. requires 1 gal of blood flow per gal of milk

BC

28

Regarding Mastitis
a. Escherichia Coli is the most common environmental cause, but is easily treated
b. Mycoplasma infection has no treatment and requires culling of the cow
c. post milking teat disinfection can help prevent infection when the teat is most susceptible
d. somatic cell counts >400000 cells/ml would likely indicate an infection

ABCD