Trivia Answers for September

  1. What is the incubation period for geese? 30 days
  2. Do chickens have teeth? Yes, an egg tooth that falls off in the first week.
  3. Name 4 varieties of Sebrights (Two are in the Standard) Golden, Silver, Buff-Laced, Black-Laced Lemon
  4. What class are D’anvers in? R.C.C.L (Rosecomb Clean-Legged)
  5. What color eyes should Ameraucanas have? Reddish Bay
  6. What are stubs? A short section of the stem of a feather, sometimes with a few short barbs, attached to the feet of a clean-legged bird causing a disqualification.
  7. What is the only breed that squirrel tail is not a disqualification or defect? Japanese bantams
  8. What are two serious diseases that turkeys become susceptible to when raised on ground where chickens have been raised in the past 3 years? Sinusitis and Blackhead
  9. What are the 6 breeds in the English class? Australorps, Cornish, Orpingtons, Redcaps, Sussex and Dorkings
  10. What is a cloaca and what is its function? Where digestive, reproductive, and excretory systems all end up. Important for absorbing moisture left in food and egg flips here so it's laid large end first.
  11. What is imprinting? When ducklings are born, the first object or person seen is identified as its parent
  12. What class are Blue Andalusians in? Mediterranean
  13. The respiratory system in a chicken is made up of what 3 parts? Lungs, pneumatic bones, air sacs
  14. Where did Cornish originate? Cornwall, England
  15. Which chicken disease causes paralysis? Marek's Disease
  16. What are the varieties of Anconas? Rose comb and Single comb
  17. What class are leghorn bantams in? S.C.C.L (if single-combed) or R.C.C.L (if rose-combed)
  18. What are the 2 functions of a chicken’s respiratory system? Air exchange (breathing) and temperature regulation (panting)
  19. What is the uropygial gland? More commonly known as the oil or preen gland, it is the gland that releases oils when birds preen
  20. What is the main organ of a chicken’s excretory system? Kidneys

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