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1

How much water will a 1000 pound horse drink per day?

6-12 gallons.

2

In extremely cold weather, which will produce more body heat when eaten, hay or grain?

Hay produces more heat.

3

What is the most important factor affecting the quality of a forage at the time of harvesting?

Stage of maturity.

4

What are the 2 basic classifications of forages?

Legumes and grasses.

5

What is the most common method used to process forages?

Baling.

6

What is the oldest & most common method of selecting hay?

Visual appraisal.

7

What is the most economical source off supplemental protein?

Soybean meal.

8

What are the 2 most important dietary energy components in feeds?

Fats & carbohydrates.

9

What is the most commonly cubed forage?

Alfalfa.

10

What is the device used to collect samples for analysis is baled hay?

Bale probe or bale core.

11

How much water will a 1000 pound horse drink per day?

10-12 gallons.

12

What is the deficient amino acid in hays and grains?

Lysine.

13

Typically horses receive nutrients from what 3 general sources?

Hay, Pastures & Grains.

14

Which feed is used extensively in diets for horses that have respiratory problems such as heaves?

Beet pulp.

15

What is possibly the simplest and least expensive dry method of processing grain?

Grinding.

16

Which nutrients are usually considered to be the body's fuel?

Energy nutrients( fats and carbs).

17

Describe the color of a good quality hay.

Bright, leafy, green.

18

Where is most of the nutrient value found in hay?

Leaves.

19

What is the most readily available grain in most sections of the country?

Corn.

20

What type hay is the best type of hay for horses?

Good quality grass-legume mixed hay.

21

Which hays tend to be the least dusty?

Good grass hays.

22

What are the two basic types of forages?

Grasses and legumes.

23

Name the two minerals that the horse relies on most heavily for bone formation.

Calcium and phosphorus.

24

Name the two basic classifications of forages.

Legumes and grasses.

25

Name two ways that barley and milo should be processed before using them in a horse feed.

Crimped or rolled.

26

Pelleting horse feed can reduce the storage space requirements by how much?

Up to 75%.

27

How much more digestible energy is contained in grains than hays?

Grains have 50-60% more.

28

Lysine is a type of what nutrient?

Protein (amino acid)

29

Lysine is a type of what nutrient

Protein (amino acid)

30

Name two disadvantages of feeding straight oats for grain

Cost per unit of energy and variations in quality