Past Trivia Questions

July 2012 Questions

  1. What kind of comb do Ameraucanas have?
  2. What kind of comb do Black Australorps have?
  3. What are the 10 types of combs?
  4. What class are Large Fowl Buff Orpingtons in?
  5. What class are Sebrights in?
  6. What class are Rhode Island Whites in?
  7. What class are Dorkings in?
  8. Which mites live in cracks and crevices and bother birds who are roosting?
  9. What are the seven parts of the wing?
  10. Name the varieties of Brahma.
  11. Do Faverolles, Orpingtons, Polish or Lakenvelders have 5 toes?
  12. What temperature should an incubator be at to hatch chicken peeps?
  13. What medication is used to treat coccidiosis?
  14. Do chicken have teeth?
  15. Do chickens sweat?
  16. When is the best time to vaccinate for Marek's Disease?
  17. What varieties of Chantecler are in the Standard?
  18. What is the chicken's true stomach called?
  19. What are the two types of game bird brooding?
  20. Which breed was once called an Indian Game Bird?

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August 2012 Questions

  1. How long do duck eggs need to be incubated before they hatch?
  2. How is avian blood different from human blood?
  3. What chicken disease causes tumors and is a form of cancer in chickens?
  4. How long do chicken eggs need to be incubated before they hatch?
  5. What is the tip of a duck’s bill called?
  6. Name three external parasites common to chickens?
  7. What is the eggshell’s primary component?
  8. Which is older, a hen or a pullet?
  9. Which is older, a cock or a cockerel?
  10. What is the oldest breed of chicken?
  11. How many turkey classes are there?
  12. Name three varieties of guinea fowl.
  13. What is plumage?
  14. Which breeds of chickens can be frizzled?
  15. Name the four main parts of an egg.
  16. What class is the Buff Orpington bantam in?
  17. What is a crop and what is it used for?
  18. Do chickens tend to be cannibalistic?
  19. Which breed of chicken is most commonly used for commercial egg production?
  20. What are the three classes of geese?

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September 2012 Questions

  1. What is the incubation period for geese?
  2. Do chickens have teeth?
  3. Name 4 varieties of Sebrights (Two are in the Standard)
  4. What class are D’anvers in?
  5. What color eyes should Ameraucanas have?
  6. What are stubs?
  7. What is the only breed that squirrel tail is not a disqualification or defect?
  8. What are two serious diseases that turkeys become susceptible to when raised on ground where chickens have been raised in the past 3 years?
  9. What are the 6 breeds in the English class?
  10. What is a cloaca and what is its function?
  11. What is imprinting?
  12. What class are Blue Andalusians in?
  13. The respiratory system in a chicken is made up of what 3 parts?
  14. Where did Cornish originate?
  15. Which chicken disease causes paralysis?
  16. What are the varieties of Anconas?
  17. What class are leghorn bantams in?
  18. What are the 2 functions of a chicken’s respiratory system?
  19. What is the uropygial gland?
  20. What is the main organ of a chicken’s excretory system?

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October 2012 Questions

  1. Can hens crow?
  2. Cochins are a _________ breed. (country of origin)
  3. Which Breed of duck is in the heavy class? (a. Muscovy b. Call c. Runner d. Cayuga)
  4. What is the record for the number of yolks found in 1 egg?
  5. An egg is strongest _________. (a. At its ends b. In the middle of it’s long sides c. All the parts are the same)
  6. The most eggs laid by 1 chicken in 1 day is ___ eggs.
  7. Define Chalazae.
  8. How much does a bantam weigh compared to it’s large counter-part?
  9. True or False: An ornithologist is a person who studies birds.
  10. What do birds eat to help grind up their food?
  11. What are the 4 varieties of Naked necks?
  12. Name 7 varieties of Sussex bantams.
  13. Houdans are named after Houdan, __________. (country)
  14. Sebrights are named after ____ _____ _________. (person)
  15. What does A.B.A. stand for?
  16. What does A.P.A. stand for?
  17. What is the function of the gizzard?
  18. Name 1 rumpless breed of chicken.
  19. What does N.P.I.P. stand for?
  20. Which 2 diseases do most shows require a negative blood test result, prior to showing?

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November 2012 Questions

1. Which breed of chicken has a crest, feathered shanks and toes, vulture hocks, a 5th toe, and a v-comb?

2. What is the scientific name for the Red Jungle Fowl?

3. A Showgirl chicken is a cross between a _________ and a _________. ( breeds of chickens)

4. Which 2 of these 5 breeds should have 6 points on its comb? (a. Leghorn b. Minorca c. Spanish d. Java e. Jersey giant )

5. What is a common misspelling of Ameraucana?

6. True or False: Rhode Island Reds & Rhode Island Whites are the same breed.

7. What kind of comb do Rhode Island Reds have?

8. Which one of these breeds is not a True Bantam? (a. Sebright b. Japanese c. Sussex d. Silkie e. Dutch f. Rosecomb )

9. What are the 3 varieties of Rosecomb Bantams are in the American Standard of Perfection?

10. What is a chicken’s breastbone called?

11. What does Dual Purpose mean?

12. Which one of these breeds is not in the Feather-Legged class? (a. Silkie b. Favorolle c. Barnevelder d. Brahma )

13. Which Breed will not be penalized if it has multiple spurs, and actually is preferred to have multiple spurs?

14. What does O.E.G.B. stand for?

15. What are the 3 grades of exterior quality of an egg?

16. What is a chicken’s iris?

17. What is a snood?

18. Can ducks get worms?

19. When does a Old English Game male not need to be dubbed?

20. True or False: Dutch bantams are Hen-feathered

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December 2012 Questions

  1. Some scientists believe that the chicken is the closest living relative of the _________. ( Extinct animal )
  2. A Sebright’s tail should be held at a ____% angle.
  3. True or False: When you bring an O.E.G. (Old English Game) or O.E.G.B. (Old English Game Bantam) male to a show, it must be dubbed.
  4. How many varieties of Belgian Bearded D’anver Bantams are in the American of Perfection?
  5. Which breed was originally called “Red Faced Black Spanish?”
  6. Where is the sperm produced inside the testes?
  7. For the first 48 hours Standard after your chicks hatch, give your chicks ____ hours of light, so they can find the feeders & waterers.
  8. In a fertile egg, the Embryo develops from the _______________ __________.
  9. What is the release of the mature yolk, from the Ovary into the Oviduct called?
  10. Where does the color of the yolk come from?
  11. The ovary is made up of __________ - _________ (#s) yolks. (or ova)
  12. The 2 main parts of the female reproductive system are... a. cloaca & stomach, b. ovary & oviduct, or c. lungs and heart?
  13. The male reproductive tract is made up of 2 _______, both of which are functional.
  14. True or False: The La-Gournay chicken is a robust, hardy, very rare, and very beautiful breed, from Asia.
  15. Grit... a. Makes strong eggshells, b. Nourishes the bird when it’s sick, c. Digests the food, or d. All of the above.
  16. Oyster shell... a. Makes strong eggshells, b. Nourishes the bird when it’s sick, c. Digests the food, or d. All of the above.
  17. What is the function of the vitelline membrane?
  18. True or False: There are Lavender Orpingtons.
  19. True or False: There are Chocolate Sebrights.
  20. Are there Vanilla Sebrights?


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January 2013 Avian Bowl Questions

  1. Which type of ratite is largest in the Americas?
  2. A _______ _______ incubator does not provide mechanical circulation of air.
  3. When beaten vigorously,egg whites foam and increase in volume ___ to ___ (#'s) times.
  4. Where in the female reproductive tract is the pigment added to the egg shell?
  5. Name the breed of chicken developed in Cuba.
  6. Term used to describe Avian Influenza outbreaks resulting in high mortality is ______ _______.
  7. Albumen is also known as _______ ________.
  8. What 2 things happen to the albumen as an egg ages?
  9. What is the Incubation period for Japanese quail eggs?
  10. Which breed of chicken is listed in the American Standard of Perfection as a breed, but is actually a genetic modification that can be introduced to any breed of chicken?
  11. Which breed has multiple spurs on each leg?
  12. Which breed is most like the old jungle fowl in appearance?
  13. What is a ratite?
  14. Which end of the egg contains more pores, the large or the small?
  15. What is the function of the chalazae?
  16. About how many pores are in a chicken eggshell?
  17. Calcium absorbed from the yolk and shell are used by the embryo to make its ___________.
  18. What are the 4 most important factors in incubating eggs artificially?
  19. High mortality is seen if the temperature drops below ___ degrees or rises about _____ degrees in an incubator?
  20. During the last 3 days of incubation, the relative humidity should increase to __-__ percent

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February 2013 Avian Bowl Questions

  1. Chicken eggs should be turned ____ to ____ times per day from the ____ to the ____ day of incubation.
  2. What is a hen's normal body temperature? 
  3. The species of little spotted, great spotted and brown refer to which ratite?
    A. rhea B. kiwi C. ostrich D. emu 
  4. Name the breed of chicken that came from the island of Sumatra. 
  5. How soon after the previous egg is laid is the next ova ovulated in the hen? 
  6. What breed comes to mind when I say Black hackles and tail on a white body? 
  7. In what months is it best to start chicks for small 4-H laying flocks? 
  8. What is the optimum incubator temperature and humidity? 
  9. What ratite is the smallest and is a nocturnal bird? 
  10. What varieties of Malays are there? 
  11. What does a frizzled chicken look like? 
  12. Which breed of chicken comes from Turkey?
  13. Which breed of chicken is often called a Turken? 
  14. Which breed of chicken is from South America and is usually rumpless and has ear tufts?
  15. Albumen consists of what 4 alternating layers? 
  16. The ovary is made up of ______(#) yolks or ova. 
  17. Why are plastic and wooden bowls not suitable for beating egg whites? 
  18. What are the three functions of the American Egg Board? 
  19. What should the relative humidity of the incubator be for the first 18 days? 
  20. In washing, the _________ is removed so it is replaced with mineral oil.

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March 2013 Avian Bowl Questions

1.  Name 3 of the 4 functions of the allantois.

2.  Another word for lacrimation is:
                A. coughing
                B. sneezing
                C. tearing
                D. huddling

3. When growing pullets giving birds enough room to grow is important. Which bird strain of hen is likely      to need 2.5-3 square feet per bird?
                A. Leghorns
                B. Rhode Island Red
                C. Black Sex Link
                D. Both B and C

4.  Egg cartons from USDA-inspected plants must display a ____ date, which is the date the eggs were packed.

5.  What do you call the outer covering of the egg that is mostly made up of calcium carbonate?

6.  Without fresh, clean _____ laying hens will not eat and then they will go out of production.

7.  Three different disinfectants are mentioned for cleaning the coop and equipment if you are starting chicks. This will aid in disease prevention. Name 2 of the three disinfectants mentioned.

8.  At the large end of the egg there is an empty space between the albumen and the shell. What is the name of this empty space?

9.  Long legs and a long neck describe this breed with a tall, slender appearance.

10.  This ratites weighs 250-400 lb. Is it:
                A. Rhea
                B. Ostrich
                C. Cassowary
                D. Emu

11.  What is the name for the advertising, research and promotion organization for the egg industry?
                A. American Egg Board
                B. Poultry and Egg National Board
                C. United States Department of Agriculture
                D. Healthy Living Board

12.  Instead of lying naturally pointed toward the tail, the feathers of the _____ curl back toward the head.

13.  This ratite is native to New Guinea and Australia. Name the ratite.

14.  In washing eggs, the _____ is removed so a light, tasteless, layer of _____ oil is applied to the shell in commercial settings.

15.  The ____ bone of a bird that flies is important because it is where pertoral flight muscles attach to the skeleton.

16.  Which breed from the All Other Standard Breed Class originates from Turkey?

17.  Which is more harmful to an embryo in an incubator, 15 minutes at 105 degrees or 3-4 hours at 95 degrees?

18.  What is the incubation period for a canary?

19.  When turning eggs manually during incubation, how many times should they be turned per day from day 2-18? 

20.   What is the initial break in the shell, made by the egg tooth, called?

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April 2013 Avian Bowl Questions

1.       With nothing inside to spoil, empty ____ can be decorated to keep indefinitely.
A. eggshells
B. nests
C. feeders
D. waterers

2.       What is the name for a cooked dressing that is thickened with egg yolks?
A. Breaker dressing
B. Custard
C. Boiled dressing
D. Mayonnaise

3.       What is the name for a tall cake, light in texture and leavened only by egg whites?

4.       What color eggshell is the most in demand for the vast majority of American egg buyers and consumers?

5.       For what do the letters NPIP stand?

6.       It is important to remember that the sooner the chicks are placed in the brooder and allowed to eat and drink, the better their ____ and ____.
A. Growth and Performance
B. Color and Size
C. Foraging and Chirping
D. Health and Speed

7.       Sometimes after hard cooking and egg there is a greenish ring around the yolk. Why does this occur?

8.       Which breed in the AOSB class has a body shape that resembles that of the Sumatra?

9.       The temperatures at which chicks are comfortable vary with _____.
A. The color of the chick
B. The age of the chick
C. The size of the brooder
D. The feed for the chick

10.   This part of the albumen is the major source of riboflavin in an egg.
A. Thin albumen
B. Thick albumen
C. Chalazae
D. Yolk

11.   What is the incubation period for the Muscovy duck?

12.   Name the breed of chicken that has multiple spurs on each leg.

13.   Which of the following does not come in the Black Breasted Red variety?
A. Modern Game
B. Sultan
C. Old English Game
D. Malay

14.   What type of ratite is otherwise known as the woodcock ostrich?

15.   Spell and define Xanthophylls.

16.   Spell and define Isthmus.

17.   Spell and define Infundibulum.

18.   Spell and define Albumen.

19.   Spell and define Stigma.

20.   Spell and define Vitelline.

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May 2013 Trivia Questions

1.       What color should Sebright bantam's earlobes be?

2.       What is the weight of a standard Cochin Cock?

3.       True or False: The APA logo includes a Feather and a Breastbone.

4.       How many Duck breeds are in the Subject Index of the Bantam Standard?

5.       Who is the president of the APA?

6.       Who is the president of the ABA?

7.       True or False: There is a Japanese Bantam on the ABA Logo.

8.       The 4 Orpington varieties Recognized by the APA are ______, _______, _______, & _______.

9.       Is there a treatment for Marek's Disease?

10.    What is the Smallest breed of chicken?

11.    Where is the Comb located? a. The tail,  b. The head,  c. The wing,  or  d. The leg.

12.     As yellow-shanked birds get older, do their shanks get Paler or Yellower?

13.    Which class are Runner Ducks in?

14.    Are Rhode Island Reds & Rhode Island Whites the same breed?

15.    Do Pyncheon Bantams have Crests?

16.    What is a Male duck called?

17.    How many "True Large Fowl" are there?

18.    Are there Black Aseels?

19.    Female Ancona Combs are ________ sized.

20.    There are __ main parts of the Wing.

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June 2013 Trivia Questions

1.     Sebrights are ___-Feathered. 

2.     True or False:  There are Green varieties of chickens. 

3.     Do Polish have beards? 

4.  Red Shoulder Yokohamas were admitted to the APA American Standard of Perfection in the year ____. 

5.   The Class Continental, is separated into 3 Subclasses. What are they?

6.     Are there Large Fowl Old English Games?

7.     Do Polish have Crests?

8.     Which Comb do Anconas have?

9.     True or False:  All Old English Game Males, LF & BTM,  must have their combs dubbed to go to a show. 

10.      Are Faverolles True Bantams? 

11.   Mr. _____ was the creator of the Lamona Chicken. 

12. The 4 varieties of Orpingtons in the APA 2011 American Standard of Perfection?  

13.   Cubalaya Bantam Pullets are __ ounces.

14.    Are there Golden Laced Wyandotte Bantams? 

15.   Are there Pastel Call Ducks?

16.  Do Sebastopol Geese only come in White? 

17.  True or False: Polish have Walnut combs. 

18.  The 3 varieties of Guineas in the APA 2011 American Standard of Perfection are _____, _____, & ________.

19. True or False: Leghorns are in the Mediterranean class.

20. True or False: Brahmas come in Black.

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July 2013 Trivia Questions


  1. What is the smallest breed of chicken? 
  2. How many tail feathers should a female chicken have on one side? 
  3. A Sebright Bantam Pullet is ___ oz. 
  4. What is the medicine for Coccidiosis? 
  5. True or False: On crested breeds, mites like to hide in the crest. 
  6. Are Sussex Bantams supposed to be deep?
  7. Do Australorps come in White?
  8. On Australorps, the highest point of the tail should be lined up with the _________.
  9. With Wyandotte Bantams, the shape of the back should look like a       a. V  b. U c. L  
  10. What color should Sebright eyes be?
  11. Do Toulouse Geese have Dewlaps? 
  12. Are Silkies the only Breed with Silky feathers? 
  13. Can Hens crow? 
  14. “Showgirl” Bantams are a mixture of _______ _______ & _________. 
  15. There are __ breeds in the English Class.
  16. There are __ Chicken Classes 
  17. Yokohamas come in ____ ___________ & _______. (Varieties)
  18. Do Marans always have Feather Feet? 
  19. On which breed is Squirrel Tail not a Disqualification? 
  20. Should Sebrights have Gypsy on their combs? 

 

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August 2013 Trivia Questions

1.      How many eyelids does a chicken have?

2.      What are the 4 poultry diseases that are tested for during a N.P.I.P inspection?

3.      Can M. Galliseptum & M. Synoviae be passed from hen to egg?

4.      What does the "M" stand for in M. Galliseptum & Synoviae?

5.      Do chickens have tongues?

6.      Is the American Standard of Perfection by the ABA or APA?

7.      Chickens eat with their _____.

8.      True or False: Marek's Disease has a cure.

9.      Is Wazine used for Mites, Worms, or just for a Nutrient Boost?

10.  Which disease is the most likely if most of the birds affected only have 1 eye swollen, watery, & bubbly?

11.   If you see thick white bubbles in a Cornish's eyes is that a problem?

12.  How many Primary Flight Feathers should a chicken have?

13.  How many Main Tail Feathers should a female chicken have?

14.  Are male & female Muscovy Ducks the same size?

15.  If your chicken has worms, they live in your chickens __________.

16.  How many breeds of Turkeys are recognized by the American Standard of Perfection, & what are they?

17.  How many breeds of Geese are recognized by the American Standard of Perfection, & what are they?

18.  How many breeds of Guineas are recognized by the American Standard of Perfection, & what are they?

19.  How many types of Game Bantams are there?

20.  Can Chickens eat chocolate?  

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September 2013 Trivia Questions

  1. What are the Two main things that makes roosters crow?
  2. When a Broody Hen's cluck is High-pitched it means, "______!"
  3. When a Broody Hen's cluck is Low-pitched it means, "______!"
  4. Which has stronger legs, Chickens or Guinea Fowl?
  5. The record of how many eggs laid in 1 year by 1 chicken is ____ (# of Eggs) by an ___________ (Breed).
  6. How many toes does a chicken have?
  7. Is a Thumb Mark a Disqualification or Defect?
  8. Brahmas used to be called, "____________."
  9. When Hatching in an Incubator, which usually hatches first, Bantams or Large Fowl?
  10. What is the cure for Marek's Disease?
  11. True or False: Blue Wheaten Ameraucanas should have Dark Slate undercolor.
  12. Sumatras are the only Breed who can have multiple _____ without being Penalized.
  13. How many Feet should a chicken have?
  14. What color should Earlobes be on a White Silkie?
  15. Is Porcelain a Variety?
  16. What color should Lavender Guinea shanks and toes be?
  17. Do turkeys have Beards?
  18. In the 2010 American Standard of Perfection, who is the Sponsor for Brown Red Cochin Bantams?
  19. Which are better at Flying, chickens or Guinea Fowl?
  20. Do Roosters crow only in the Morning?


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November 2013 Trivia Questions

1.     Male Ducks are called _______.

2.     Female Ducks are called ______.

3.     Chickens are __________. (a. omnivores  b. carnivores  c. herbivores)

4.     The American Standard of Perfection used to be called the American Standard of ___________.

5.     Should Chickens eat chocolate?

6.     Should Chickens eat mold?

7.     For most Ducks, If it has a curl in its tail is it a Duck or Drake?

8.     How Many Breaths do a hen take in a minute?

9.     How Many Breaths do a rooster take in a minute?

10.   How Many Times do a chicken's heart beat in a minute?

11.   Are Chickens Reptiles, Birds, or Mammals?

12.    Does Melanosis color a chicken's skin, bones, ligaments, and tendons Pink, Blue, Black, Yellow, or Green?

13.   In what year was the first Poultry Exhibition held?

14.   In what month was the first Poultry Exhibition held?

15.    In what country was the first Poultry Exhibition held?

16.     How many exhibitors were showing at the first Poultry Exhibition held?

17.     How many birds were showed at the first Poultry Exhibition held?

18.    How many visitors were at the first Poultry Exhibition held?

19.    The Chicken was once a Sacred Animal symbolizing the ____.

20.    True or False: Alektorophobia means "The Fear of Chickens"


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January 2014 Questions

1.     When Guineas make a "Buck-wheat" sound, does it mean that it is a Male or Female Guinea?

2.     Can you get sick from your poultry with Fowlpox?

3.     What is another name for Corid?

4.     Is the Coccidia that infests your poultry the same kind of Coccidia that can infest you?

5.     When your poultry get lice, can you get lice from them?

6.     True or False: Ducks can get worms.

7.     True or False: Some chickens have "Falcon Hocks".

8.     What is the weight of a Sebright Bantam Cock?

9.     What is the weight of a Sebright Bantam Cockerel?

10.    What is the weight of a Sebright Bantam Hen?

11.     What is the weight of a Sebright Bantam Pullet?

12.     What is the weight of a Polish Cock?

13.     What is the weight of a Polish Cockerel?

14.     What is the weight of a Polish Hen?  

15.     What is the weight of a Polish Pullet?

16.     What is the weight of a Cornish  Cock?

17.     What is the weight of a Cornish Cockerel?

18.     What is the weight of a Cornish Hen?

19.     What is the weight of a Cornish Pullet?

20.     What color eyes should a Blue Andalusian have?

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February 2014 Avian Bowl Questions

1.       Since cockatiels are ____ flyers, they often escape out open windows or _____.
A. poor; doors
B. strong; porch lights
C. average; gates
D. strong; doors

2.       A _____ _____ is a measurement used in determining albumen quality when eggs are broken out. 

3.       Name the oldest breed in the American Class.  

4.       Which organism has lifespan away from poultry of weeks, is a bacteria, and has symptoms of diarrhea? 

5.       What bacteria are we referring when we say "Keep Hot Foods Hot, and Cold Foods Cold?" 

6.       Name the two breeds of duck that come in the buff variety. 

7.       Proper biosecurity states that one age of bird should be on the property at any time. Many small flock owners have more than one age on the property, so what should they be doing instead to compensate for their increased risk to their flock? 

8.       The barred variety of this American Class breed was the first to be developed. Was it the
A. Plymouth Rock
B. Jersey Giant
C. Wyandotte
D. Lamona

9.       This Asiatic breed comes in just two varieties. Name the breed.  Langshan

10.   When candling an egg, what are you not likely to see?
A. Yolk
B. Air cell
C. Albumen
D. Blastodisc

11.   A ____ is a highbrow or one with intellectual interests or pretensions. 

12.   What should you do if your cockatiel appears listless, fluffed up for long periods, or is not eating normally?
A. Do nothing, he/she will be fine
B. Visit a veterinarian
C. Give it vitamins/electrolytes in the water
D. Discuss is with your seed salesperson

13.   What type of litter should be avoided at the start of raising baby waterfowl or they may mistake it for feed.
A. crushed corn cobs
B. fine litter
C. straw
D. wood shavings

14.   The commercial broiler industry started in the state of _____.  Delaware

15.   This bacteria is known as the buffet germ.
A. Salmonella
B. Clostridium perfringens
C. Staphylococcus aureus
D. Clostridium bolulinum

16.   Why is it easier to sex ducks over geese?
A. Males and females are always a different color from one another
B. Male ducks have drake feathers that curl forward from the top of their tails
C. Male geese have caruncles on the face
D. The knobs on the heads of male geese are smaller than on females

17.   When a chick is developing what takes place on Day 18?
A. The digits become separated
B. Growth of the embroyo is nearly complete
C. The mouth opening appears
D. The embryo turns it head toward the blunt end of the egg

18.   How many protruding broken bones are permitted on a grade B carcass?
A. 2
B. 1
C. 0
D. 3

19.   Which breed in the American class is only found in the varieties of Black and White and no other varieties.
A. Java
B. Jersey Giant
C. Plymouth Rock
D. Chantecler

20.   When were most of the breeds and varieties we know in the United States today developed?
A. 1776-1845
B. 1700-1800
C. 1875-1925
D. 1930-1950

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June 2014 Trivia Questions

1.    True or False: Sebrights come in Black Laced Lemon. 

2.    True or False: MG stands for Mycoplasma Gallifunitis. 

3.    True or False: Orpingtons originated in England. 

4.   True or False: A Black Hamburg has a Dark Slate beak. 

5.    Cubalaya Hens should weigh ___ __.    A.  26 oz.    B.  4 lb.   C.  20 lb.

6.    The 3 breeds in the Game Bantam Class are _______ _____, ______ ______ _____, & _______ _____.   A.    African Game, Old English Game, and Asian Game   B.  Modern Game, Old American Game, and English Game   C.  American Game, Old English Game, and Modern Game   

7.    Orpingtons don't come in ________.   A.  Maple   B.  Chocolate   C.  Lavender

8.    RIR stands for _____ ________ _____.   A.  Rhode Island Road   B.  Red Ink Residue   C.  Rhode Island Red  

9.    The Standard Weight of a Sebright Cockerel is ___ oz.

10. The Standard Weight of a Dutch Pullet is ___ oz.

11. The Standard Weight of a Bronze Old Tom is ___ lb. 

12.    The Standard Weight of a Call Old Duck is ____ oz. 

13. Which Duck Breed does not distinguish sex with drake feathers?

14. How long does it take for a Mallard Duck egg to hatch? 

15.  How long does it take for a Muscovy Duck egg to hatch?

16. Can Call Ducks Fly? 

17. Can Turkeys Fly?

18. Can Chickens Fly?

19.  Which U. S. State has the Blue Hen as their state bird?

20.  Are Japanese Bantams True Bantams?

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July 2014 Trivia Questions


  1. True or False: A Chicken can only have 4 toes.
  2. True or False: Brown eggs have different nutritional values than other colored eggs.
  3. If you breed a Silkie and a Leghorn Bantam, will the chicks have walnut combs or single combs?
  4. What is an "Americana"?
  5. What are the feathers after the back, but before the tail called on a Male Chicken?
  6. What are the feathers after the back, but before the tail called on a Female Chicken?
  7. What is another name for a chicken's breastbone?
  8. Do you always have to depopulate if your flock gets Avian Influenza?
  9. What is a Drake?
  10. What is a Tom?
  11. What is a Gander?
  12. Which Duck Class are Runner Ducks in?
  13. Can Bantam Ducks Fly?
  14. What is the usual incubation period for Ducks? Hint, some breeds are different.
  15. What are the three standardized varieties of Guinea Fowl?
  16. True or False: The two colors in Birchen are Brown and White.
  17. Is Squirrel Tail Always a Disqualification?
  18. Are the three colors in the Porcelain variety, according to the Standard, "light straw" (or Yellow),  pale gray, and White?
  19. What are the three forms of feed?
  20. Can Turkeys get Blackfoot? 

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1.     True or False: Clostridium botulinum is the scientific name for Botulism (or limber neck).

2.     True or False: White Leghorn Bantams should hold their tails at a 45 degree angle.

3.     True or False: Pasteurella usually occurs in chickens under 16 weeks of age.

4.     True or False: Wyandottes should have spiked rose combs.

5.     A Dutch Bantam pullet should be _______ ___.   A. 18 lb.   B. 1.8 oz.   C. 18 oz.   D. 1.8 lb.  

6.     Coccidiosis can be treated by _________.    A. Tylan 50   B. Corid   C. Wominator   D. no treatment  

7.     Bordetella is also called ________ Coryza. (type of poultry)

8.     Acute Fowl Cholera is most commonly found in __________, __________, __________, and ___________.   A. Chickens, Ducks, Geese, and Pigeons   B. Chickens, Ducks, Turkeys, and Seabirds   C. Ducks, Geese, Pheasants, and Turkeys   D. Chickens, Ducks, Geese, and Turkeys 

9.     Is one of the symptoms of Acute Fowl Cholera extreme hunger?

10.  Does Fowl Pox effect only adult birds?

11.  Do Araucanas always have ear tufts?

12. How many toes does a chicken usually have?

13. How many toes do some chickens (Faverolles or Silkies) have?

14. Fowl Cholera is also known as ______ Cholera.

15. The ring of color around the pupil of the eye is called the _____.

16.True or False:  You may use Frontline for Dogs and Cats on your chickens.

17.  A golden chicken is called _____.

18.Sebrights originated in ______.   A. England   B. Italy   C. United States   D. Antarctica

19. Should chickens eat chocolate?

20.Can East Indie Ducks fly?

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