Flashcards in Exam 2 review Deck (52):
Name a browser species
Goats (Capra Hircus)
What are the 2 hair sheep breeds?
Barbados blackberry and Dorper
Sheep breed with the finest wool
2 breeds of sheep with average high number of triplets?
Romanov and Finnish Landrace
The most labour intensive method for producing lambs?
What would be the best time of the year to shear sheep in a temperate region like Southern California?
What are the 2 dairy goat breeds?
La Mancha and Alpine
In the USA, the majority of goats are bred for:
American (US) goat breed:
What is the goat breed with the best carcass conformation?
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
What species would make the best usage of woody plants during winter on the range?
Bison breed in:
July-August and calve in Spring
True or False? Captive bolt gun a good way for stunning bison.
Select the correct order for fat content (fattier > lean) in the following meats:
Beef (choice) > Pork > Chicken (skinless) > Bison
Elk breed in
When is velvet removed from elk and red deer?
Which is the largest breed organization in the world?
The American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA)
Is Hyperkalemic periodic paralysis (HYPP) a genetic disorder of arabian horse breed?
What are the 2 racing gaits of a Standardbred race horse?
Pace and Trot
What is the only breed organization in North America that requires mares to be bred “live cover”?
The Jockey club
South American Camelids belong to the Suborder Tylopoda, What does the term Tylopoda mean:
Soft foot pad (padded foot)
Indicate the most important feature regard to alpaca and llama meat composition:
Lower fat and cholesterol content than that of ruminant’s meat
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
True or False? The main purpose of alpaca production is fibre commercialization
True or False? Traditionally, in South America, both alpaca and llamas are used as packing animals
True or False? Alpaca and llama meat are used for locally consume by the High Andes communities
Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) is a serious threat to the deer production sector in North America. True or False?
The gestation length of a horse:
the gestation length of a Bison bison and a Bos Taurus:
Around 280 days
the gestation length of a laying hen:
the gestation length of a pig:
the gestation length of most South American camelids
Bison bison is an endangered species:
Name the Scientific name of the American Bison
Bison bison are very tame and easy to handle animals used in meat production (T/F)
The scientific name of Red deer is
The scientific name of Elk is
Red deer and elk can crossbreed and produce fertile offspring (T/F)
Velvet antlers are collected by sedating the animals in summer and sawing off the antler when it is about 55% grown (T/F)
The scientific name of a llama is
The two breeds of Alpaca are
Huacaya and Suri
The scientific name of guanacos are
The scientific name of vicuna are
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
Baby vicuñas are called
Baby alpacas and llamas are called
True of False, most alpaca fibre is sold for commercial use and most of the slightly coarser llama fibre is used for family use
What country produces most of the world’s alpaca fibre?
Baby guanacos are called
Name a potentially zoonotic parasite of south American camelids