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  1. Chicken eggs should be turned ____ to ____ times per day from the ____ to the ____ day of incubation. 3 to 5 times per day from the 2nd to the 18th day
  2. What is a hen's normal body temperature? 107 degrees
  3. The species of little spotted, great spotted and brown refer to which ratite?
    A. rhea B. kiwi C. ostrich D. emu
    B. Kiwi
  4. Name the breed of chicken that came from the island of Sumatra. Sumatra
  5. How soon after the previous egg is laid is the next ova ovulated in the hen? 30-75 minutes
  6. What breed comes to mind when I say Black hackles and tail on a white body? Lakenvelders
  7. In what months is it best to start chicks for small 4-H laying flocks? March & April
  8. What is the optimum incubator temperature and humidity? 100 degrees, 60% humidity (and 21% oxygen, .5% carbon dioxide, and air movement past the egg at 12 cubic feet per minute)
  9. What ratite is the smallest and is a nocturnal bird? Kiwis
  10. What varieties of Malays are there? Black Breasted Red
  11. What does a frizzled chicken look like? Each feather is curled back toward the head instead of lying naturally pointed toward the tail
  12. Which breed of chicken comes from Turkey? Sultans
  13. Which breed of chicken is often called a Turken? Transylvania Naked Neck
  14. Which breed of chicken is from South America and is usually rumpless and has ear tufts? Araucanas
  15. Albumen consists of what 4 alternating layers? 1)Inner Thick (Chalaziferous white) 2) Inner thin white 3)Outer thick white 4)Outer thin white
  16. The ovary is made up of ______(#) yolks or ova. 13,000-14,000
  17. Why are plastic and wooden bowls not suitable for beating egg whites? They are porous and can absorb fat -- and that prevents the egg whites from whipping up properly.
  18. What are the three functions of the American Egg Board?  For the egg industry:  1)Advertising 2)Research 3)Promotion
  19. What should the relative humidity of the incubator be for the first 18 days? 60%
  20. In washing, the _________ is removed so it is replaced with mineral oil. Bloom


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