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What region of the U.S grows the most broilers?

Southeastern

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True or false the egg is used as a protein quality standard in other dishes?

True

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What "state" leads the broiler production?

Arkansas

3

What three poultry divisions are there?

Turkey, broilers, egg production

4

What two breeds are crossed together to get the modern broiler?

White Plymouth rock hen and a Cornish rooster

5

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.

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Who discovered the pecking order?

T. Schjelderup – Ebbe

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What did Konrad Lorenz receive the Nobel Prize for?

Duck Imprinting

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What is endocrinology?

The study of hormones and hormone producing glands

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What is gnotobiotics?

The study of organisms raised in germ-free conditions

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A. Churchill developed what in 1969?

A vaccaine for Mareks Disease

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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

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What are the 2 species of Rhea?

Greater Rhea and Lesser (Darwin’s) Rhea

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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?

Rhea

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What percent of a Kiwi’s body weight is the egg?

About 10% or 11 lbs