Flashcards in Fact Sheet Deck (15):
What region of the U.S grows the most broilers?
True or false the egg is used as a protein quality standard in other dishes?
What "state" leads the broiler production?
What three poultry divisions are there?
Turkey, broilers, egg production
What two breeds are crossed together to get the modern broiler?
White Plymouth rock hen and a Cornish rooster
How did Louis Pateur develop a vaccine for anthrax?
While studying fowl cholera, he found that chickens infected with the disease would die, but chickens infected with an old disease become immune.
Who discovered the pecking order?
T. Schjelderup – Ebbe
What did Konrad Lorenz receive the Nobel Prize for?
What is endocrinology?
The study of hormones and hormone producing glands
What is gnotobiotics?
The study of organisms raised in germ-free conditions
A. Churchill developed what in 1969?
A vaccaine for Mareks Disease
Where did vitamin K get its name?
Henrik Dam Discovered the vitamin needed for blood to clot. He called it the Koagulations vitamin, which is Danish for coagulation
What are the 2 species of Rhea?
Greater Rhea and Lesser (Darwin’s) Rhea
What bird has 3 toes, no hind toe (hallux), is 4-5 feet tall, weighs 70 – 90 obs, is incubated by the male for 30 – 43 days, and has a nest called a scrape?