Avian Bowl Answers

 

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.  Haugh Unit

3.       Name the oldest breed in the American Class.   Dominique

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

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

6.       Name the two breeds of duck that come in the buff variety.  Buff and Indian Runner

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?  The different ages should be housed separately.

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.  Egghead

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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