Texas livestock Quiz Practice

1) The Pork Promotion, Research and Consumer Information Act of 1985 established an assessment of ____ per $100 value of pork sold in the United States 75 cents
60 cents
40 cents
$1.00


2) A nutritional problem characterized by a swollen abdomen on the left side, labored breathing, profuse salivation, groaning, lack of appetite, and stiffness. colic
founder
anemia
bloat


3) Beef cattle or sheep born without horns are commonly referred to as: polled
hornless
scurred
bald


4) A market where cattle are sold by public bidding, with the animals going to the highest bidder is known as a(n): internet market
auction market
electronic market
contract market


5) Which information is NOT typically required for the registration of individual hogs? Ear notches
Date farrowed
Name of sire
Number of teats


6) Which breed of sheep has the strongest flocking instinct? Leicester
Rambouillet
Shropshire
Suffolk


7) According to USDA, the greatest expense in the production of livestock is: contract and hired labor
livestock purchased
feed purchased
fuel and electricity


8) Which production trait in swine is not increased when crossing with a purebred sow? Feed/gain ratio
Days to 250 pounds
Conception rate
Litter size weaned


9) Which disease affects the turbinate bones in swine? Leptospirosis
Atropic Rhinitis
Actinobacillus Pleuropneumoniae
Eperythrozoonosis


10) The feed component containing the most easily digested carbohydrates is the: amino acids
minerals
nitrogen free extract
crude fiber


11) Disease caused by an organism that mainly affects the lungs. leptospirosis
brucellosis
erysipelas
tuberculosis


12) The first milk produced by a cow after giving birth is known as: lactose
buttermilk
colostrum
skim milk


13) Which state has greatest beef production? Iowa
Oklahoma
California
Nebraska


14) The breed of sheep noted for producing a 200 to 250 percent lamb crop: Delaine Merino
Southdown
Leicester
Finnsheep


15) Which breed of white colored swine originated in Pennsylvania? Large Whites
Chester White
Yorkshire
American Landrace


16) Sheep are a major enterprise in the _________ area of the United States. southern
western
northern
eastern


17) Pinkeye is a disease in cattle that is carried by _____________. worms
insects
mites
rodents


18) Milk fever is a nutritional disease affecting both sheep and goats during lactation due to a lack of _______ in the blood. iron
selenium
iodine
calcium


19) Feed additives used to prevent disease and promote growth are: anthelmintics
antibiotics
antioxidants
hormones


20) The gestation time for cattle is: 148 days
350 days
283 days
114 days


21) Which agency regulates the use of feed additives in the United States? Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Animal Health and Production Divison (AHPD)
United States Department of Agriculture(USDA)
Federal Register (FR)


22) The weight of a hot beef carcass compared to the live weight of the animal is referred to as: quality
yield
balance
carcass merit


23) __________________ is the practice of feeding a ration for ten days to two weeks before breeding. Culling
Waiting
Rationing
Flushing


24) The major objection of boar meat is the odor of the meat called boar taintOne compound causing boar taint is: Testosterone
Progesterone
Skatole
Sulfamethazine


25) Newborn animals receive immunity to diseases by drinking: colostrum
sterile water
fibrinogen
vaccines