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1

Nebraska, Texas, Kansas, Colorado, and Iowa are the largest producers of what animal product as of 2008?

Beef

2

Iowa, N. Carolina, Minnesota, Illinois, and Indiana are the largest producers of what animal/animal product as of 2008?

Swine

3

Texas, Wyoming, California, Colorado, and S. Dakota are the largest producers of what animal/animal product as of 2008?

Lamb
Mutton

4

Texas, Wyoming, California, Colorado, and S. Dakota are the largest producers of what animal product as of 2008?

Wool

5

Since the 1980s starting decline of family owned farms what has been on the rise?

commercial operations

6

What are the two most significant factors for farm business operations?

nutrition
reproduction

7

Fresh milk, nonfat dry milk, cheese curd, and whey are what product category?

dairy

8

What makes for the biggest difference between dairy and beef cattle?

management

9

What are the three housing/management options for dairy cattle?

conventional
free stall
loose housing

10

What is another name for the milking center?

milking parlor

11

What are the names for beef operation type/management?

cow/calf
stocker-yearling
feedlot
total production

12

What are the four types of pork production systems?

farrowing
growing/nursery
finishing
farrow to finish

13

What are the four types of sheep raising systems in the U.S.?

fall lambs
early spring lambs
late spring lambs
accelerated lambing

14

Production of what animal product has severely declined in the United States?

wool

15

Mohair originates from what species?

Goats

16

What state produces the most goats and goat products?

Texas

17

What is the proper term for "wool grease"?

Lanolin

18

What is Lanolin?

byproduct of wool production