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1.       The air cell depth on the Official Egg Air Cell Gauge for a AA grade egg should be no more than _____ of an inch.
A. 1/8
B. ¼
C. 3/16
D. 5/16

2.       What grade would an egg be if it had small calcium deposits?
A. AA or A
B. B
C. Dirty

3.       How many disjointed bones are permitted on a Grade A carcass?
A. None
B. One
C. Two
D. No limit

4.       The description for this Asiatic breeds is a fluffy ball of feathers that make good mother hens.  Cochin

5.       Name the two varieties of Rhode Island Red. Single Comb and Rose Comb

6.       What kind of egg results from two yolks are released at the same time?  A double-yolk egg

7.       What part of the oviduct, also known as the funnel, captures the ovulated yolk and is where fertilization takes place?  Infundibulum

8.       What is a term that means "laying of the egg"?  Oviposition

9.       Where is the junction of the digestive, urinary, and reproductive tracts?  Cloaca

10.   Where is the egg expelled?  Vent

11.   What do you call an egg that is produced by hens raised outdoors or that have daily access to the outdoors.  Free-range eggs

12.   How can you tell whether a cage is big enough for a cockatiel?  It should be able to flap its wings. (a horizontal dimension of at least 18 inches)

13.   What breed  of hen is most commonly used for commercial egg production?  Single Comb White Leghorn

14.   What breed of chicken is most commonly used for broilers?  A cross between White Plymouth Rock hen and a Cornish cock

15.   What strain of turkey is most commonly used for commercial turkey meat?  Beltsville White

16.   What do you call achieving higher production levels with few sources?  Economy of scale

17.   Which poultry disease causes chronic respiratory problems?  Mycoplasma

18.   Which poultry disease causes paralysis?  Mareks

19.   Which poultry disease is caused by a protozoa and leads to diarrhea and death?  Coccidiosis

20.   Which poultry virus causes gasping and coughing?  Laryngotracheitis

21.   Which poultry bacterial disease causes the comb and face to become discolored and swollen?  Fowl Cholera

22.   Which poultry viral disease causes ruffled feathers, diarrhea, trembling, and prostration?  Bursal disease

23.   Which part of a hen's reproductive system does the egg get completed?  Oviduct

24.   Which side of the hen contains the ovaries that actually function and are used?  The left

25.   Which part of a hen's reproductive system is the organ where the yolk develops?  Ovary

 


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