Dairy Quiz (TX) Hardest Questions

1) High potassium intake will decrease a cows ability to mobilize what?

2) Grass Tetany may occur in early lactation cows grazing lush, heavily, fertilized pastures. Grass Tetany is caused by a ________ deficiency.

3) Dairy cows produce milk that is relatively high in B complex vitamins. Because they are ruminants:

4) What do nonstructural carbohydrates consist of?

5) Young dairy calves frequently suffer and may die due to scours. The chief cause of deadly scours at this

6) What numerical value does a Holstein cow get when given the classification good?

7) Most dairies in Texas are considered to be CAFO?s. A CAFO is:

8) Fresh milk, at a dairy, is required to be cooled to a minimum of 50 degrees F within 4 hours time after milking. However many larger dairies are using a ________ to accomplish this within minutes.

9) What type of mastitis is the easiest to cure?

10) The circulatory system of a dairy cow is very important to milk production. A dairy cow must circulate about ________ blood for each pound of milk produced.

11) In a study of milk parlors conducted by researchers at the University of Florida, how did parallels

12) Which one of the following is the largest dairy milk marketing cooperative in the U.S.?

13) Which mineral functions in maintaining osmotic pressure, acid-base balance, and body fluid balance?

14) The number one reason for culling in U.S. dairy herds is:

15) A dairy cow that has her feet too far forward (under her belly) is said to be:

16) What is the classification for a Holstein cow given the numerical value of less than 70?

17) Which dairy breed has a restriction for disallowing black markings?

18) What is an anion?

19) A rolling herd average (RHA) is based on how many months?

20) What do the letters IDFA stand for?

21) What is the FAS?

22) What are structural carbohydrates made of?

23) When compared to normal corn silage, brown mid-rib corn silage has more energy and high digestibility. This is due largely to its lower content of ________ .

24) Coccidia infection can occur when calves are 4 to 8 weeks old. Coccidia causes:

25) HTST is a ________

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