Trivia Answers
July 2014


  1. True or False: A Chicken can only have 4 toes. (False, some breeds have 5)
  2. True or False: Brown eggs have different nutritional values than other colored eggs. (False, the only difference is the shell color)
  3. If you breed a Silkie and a Leghorn Bantam, will the chicks have walnut combs or single combs? (Most likely single combs because single combs are dominant)
  4. What is an "Americana"? (A common misspelling of Ameraucana)
  5. What are the feathers after the back, but before the tail called on a Male Chicken? (Saddle)
  6. What are the feathers after the back, but before the tail called on a Female Chicken? (Cushion)
  7. What is another name for a chicken's breastbone? (Keel)
  8. Do you always have to depopulate if your flock gets Avian Influenza? (No, but if you have the severe form, you may need to)
  9. What is a Drake? (a Male Duck)
  10. What is a Tom? (a Male Turkey)
  11. What is a Gander? (A Male Goose)
  12. Which Duck Class are Runner Ducks in? (Light)
  13. Can Bantam Ducks Fly? (Yes, all currently standardized Bantam Ducks, Calls, East Indies, Mallards, can fly)
  14. What is the usual incubation period for Ducks? Hint, some breeds are different. (28 Days)
  15. What are the three standardized varieties of Guinea Fowl? (Pearl, Lavender, and White)
  16. True or False: The two colors in Birchen are Brown and White. (False, Black and White)
  17. Is Squirrel Tail Always a Disqualification? (No, on Japanese Bantams and Serama Bantams it is not.)
  18. Are the three colors in the Porcelain variety, according to the Standard, "light straw" (or Yellow),  pale gray, and White? (No, it is "light straw color and pale blue, tipped with white.")
  19. What are the three forms of feed? (crumbles, pellets, and mash)
  20. Can Turkeys get Blackfoot? (yes)


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