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  1. How long do chicken eggs need to be incubated before they hatch? 21 days
  2. How long do duck eggs need to be incubated before they hatch? 28 days
  3. How is avian blood different from human blood? Avian is nucleated (There is a nucleus inside every blood cell)
  4. What chicken disease causes tumors and is a form of cancer in chickens? Marek's Disease
  5. What is the tip of a duck’s bill called? Bean
  6. Name three external parasites common to chickens? Mites, Lice and Ticks
  7. What is the eggshell’s primary component? Calcium Carbonate
  8. Which is older, a hen or a pullet? Hen
  9. Which is older, a cock or a cockerel? Cock
  10. What is the oldest breed of chicken? Red Jungle Fowl
  11. How many turkey classes are there? 1 - The turkey class
  12. Name three varieties of guinea fowl. White, Pearl, and Lavender
  13. What is plumage? Feathers on a bird
  14. Which breeds of chickens can be frizzled? All breeds can be frizzled
  15. Name the four main parts of an egg. Shell, Albumen, Yolk, and the Membranes
  16. What class is the Buff Orpington bantam in? S.C.C.L. (Single Comb Clean-Legged
  17. What is a crop and what is it used for? A crop is a storage pouch used to store food until it is digested.
  18. Do chickens tend to be cannibalistic? Yes
  19. Which breed of chicken is most commonly used for commercial egg production? Single Comb White Leghorn
  20. What are the three classes of geese? Light, Medium, Heavy

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