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1

What is an abnormal condition characterized by the distention of the rumen with gases?

bloat

2

Bloat is seen as an enlargement of what side of the abdomen?

upper left

3

Define bull.

intact male of breeding age

4

What is the generic term for both the caruncles of the cow's uterus and the cotyledon of the placenta?

buttons

5

Define calf.

you male or female bovine under 1 year of age

6

Define claving.

giving both to baby cows

7

What is the term describing the value of a caracas for consumption?

carcass merit

8

What is a raised area of tissue on the ruminant uterus where the cotyledons on the placenta attach, also called "buttons"?

caruncles

9

What is a term meaning to force a cow to lie down, usually using a rope and knot system?

casting a cow

10

CMT

California Mastitis Test

11

What is an area of the placenta that contract the uterine lining, also called buttons?

cotyledons

12

What is a breed that has been formed by crossing two or more breeds?

composite breed

13

What is a feed stuff high in digestible energy and low in crude fiber?

concentrate

14

Is corn a concentrate?

yes

15

Is cereal grains a concentrate?

yes

16

Is soybean meal a concentrate?

yes

17

Is beet pulp a concentrate?

yes

18

Define cow.

sexually mature female boine

19

What is the term describing raising young calves from birth to 6-10 months of age?

cow-calf operation

20

What is a bolus of feed a ruminant regurgitates for further chewing?

cud

21

What is the removal of an animal from the herd for slaughter or euthanasia?

cull

22

Define term "didn't clean"?

did not pass placenta

23

Define dry cow.

cow that is not producing milk

24

Define eructation.

belching

25

What is the term for a calf that is produced to go directly into the feedlot?

feeder claf

26

What is a lot in which animals on a finishing ration are kept?

feedlot

27

Define finish.

degree of fatness of an animal

28

What is the term meaning to give birth to young and initiate milk production?

freshen

29

Define free martin.

Sterile twin female, that is sterile due to testosterone.

30

What is a vasectomized bull used to detect estrus in cows?

gomer bull