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1

Name a browser species

Goats (Capra Hircus)

2

What are the 2 hair sheep breeds?

Barbados blackberry and Dorper

3

Sheep breed with the finest wool

Merino

4

2 breeds of sheep with average high number of triplets?

Romanov and Finnish Landrace

5

The most labour intensive method for producing lambs?

Accelerated lambing

6

What would be the best time of the year to shear sheep in a temperate region like Southern California?

April

7

What are the 2 dairy goat breeds?

La Mancha and Alpine

8

In the USA, the majority of goats are bred for:

Meat

9

American (US) goat breed:

Alpine

10

What is the goat breed with the best carcass conformation?

Kiko

11

Imagine you own a small (50 animals) Spanish goat flock in Oklahoma. You want to improve the results of your operation. The main problem is related to poor carcass conformation of the kids. What would be best choice to
improve your results?

Purchase a Boer buck to cross with some of the Spanish does

12

What species would make the best usage of woody plants during winter on the range?

Bison

13

Bison breed in:

July-August and calve in Spring

14

True or False? Captive bolt gun a good way for stunning bison.

False

15

Select the correct order for fat content (fattier > lean) in the following meats:

Beef (choice) > Pork > Chicken (skinless) > Bison

16

Elk breed in

Autumn/Fall

17

When is velvet removed from elk and red deer?

Early summer

18

Which is the largest breed organization in the world?

The American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA)

19

Is Hyperkalemic periodic paralysis (HYPP) a genetic disorder of arabian horse breed?

No

20

What are the 2 racing gaits of a Standardbred race horse?

Pace and Trot

21

What is the only breed organization in North America that requires mares to be bred “live cover”?

The Jockey club

22

South American Camelids belong to the Suborder Tylopoda, What does the term Tylopoda mean:

Soft foot pad (padded foot)

23

Indicate the most important feature regard to alpaca and llama meat composition:

Lower fat and cholesterol content than that of ruminant’s meat

24

The alpaca and llama herd management performed by communities and smallholders is characterized by:

Animals are kept in one herd without separation of males, females, genotype, animal categories and mixed with other ruminants

25

True or False? The main purpose of alpaca production is fibre commercialization

True

26

True or False? Traditionally, in South America, both alpaca and llamas are used as packing animals

False

27

True or False? Alpaca and llama meat are used for locally consume by the High Andes communities

True

28

Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) is a serious threat to the deer production sector in North America. True or False?

True

29

The gestation length of a horse:

11-12 months

30

the gestation length of a Bison bison and a Bos Taurus:

Around 280 days

31

the gestation length of a laying hen:

21 days

32

the gestation length of a pig:

115 days

33

the gestation length of most South American camelids

11-12 months

34

Bison bison is an endangered species:

False

35

Name the Scientific name of the American Bison

Bison Bison

36

Bison bison are very tame and easy to handle animals used in meat production (T/F)

False

37

The scientific name of Red deer is

Cervus elaphus

38

The scientific name of Elk is

Cervus canadensis

39

Red deer and elk can crossbreed and produce fertile offspring (T/F)

True

40

Velvet antlers are collected by sedating the animals in summer and sawing off the antler when it is about 55% grown (T/F)

True

41

The scientific name of a llama is

Llama glama

42

The two breeds of Alpaca are

Huacaya and Suri

43

The scientific name of guanacos are

Llama guanacoe

44

The scientific name of vicuna are

Vicugna vicugna

45

The practice of rounding up wild vicuñas for the shearing of their fine, valuable fibre, every 3-4 years, that has been in practice since the days of the Incas is called a

Chaco

46

Baby vicuñas are called

Fawns

47

Baby alpacas and llamas are called

Cria

48

True of False, most alpaca fibre is sold for commercial use and most of the slightly coarser llama fibre is used for family use

True

49

What country produces most of the world’s alpaca fibre?

Peru

50

Baby guanacos are called

Chulengos

51

Name a potentially zoonotic parasite of south American camelids

sarcoscystis

52

Artiodactyla means

Even toed