Animal Science Final 2
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Animal Science Final 2
Animal Science 107
Animal Science Final Part 2
Animal Domestication occured when?
Over 6,000 years ago
Cattle are considered sacred in what country?
Amount of nutrients to put on one pound of grain is?
What country is still considered a developing country?
Cattle, sheep, goats, buffalo, and camels are all what?
Pigs, Chicken, Horses, and Humans all have a what in common?
Sheep can be raised and thrive in what type of climates?
Dry and Arid
What meat is considered as the poor man's meat?
Half of the swine in the world are in what country?
What three things decide what a country eats?
Religion, Economics, and Preferences
What type of coutries have a diet composed mainly of plants?
About what percentage of the world is pasture/range land?
What percentage of US land is used for grazing?
We are able to put on lean muscular gain at: higher or lower weights?
The number one thing influencing frame size is what?
What percentage of the world population depends on animals to move goods?
What state is the leader in terms of Agriculture?
What state is considered second in agriculture due to their; hogs, corn, and soybeans?
What state is considered third leader in agriculture?
What does the United Sates Import?
What is the US one commodity?
True or False: The more quickly you can change supply/demand, the more stable the market will become.
False, The more quickly you can change supply/demand, the more volatile the market will become.
When supply is high compared to demand what happens; prices increase or decease?
When demand is high compared to supply; prices decrease or increase?
Tibial Hemimelia, and Arthrogyposis Mutiplex are defects caused by what?
Breeding stock producers are also considered?
How you compare one animal to the next is also called?
Expected Proginy Difference
Operations where they own cows, raise calves, and market cattle at weaning are called?
Commercial cow-calf Operations
Majority of cattle producers are found at what stage?
Commercial Cow-Calf Producers
Someone who buys weaned calves is considered?
True or False: Feed lots take on 8-9 weight cattle and put on cheap gains with a high energy source.
Cattle ready to be harvested are found where?
People who are running cattle for tax exemption are considered?
Weekend Warriors/ Farmers
Top five States for feedlot operations:
2. Kansas and Nebraska
3.Colorado and Iowa
Top Five states for cow-calf production;
5. South Dakota
Young Male sheep is called?
Young castrated sheep is called?
Young Female sheep?
Female sheep over year of age?
Mature Male sheep, intact is called?
Ram/ Ram Buck
Mature Castrated Male sheep is called?
Intact Male Goat?
Castrated Male Goat?
Sheep and Goat industry originated where?
Cgraze short/tall grasses?
Sheep graze short/tall grasses?
Goats graze what?
Browse(shrubs) and forbs(broadleaf plants)
The US imports lamb from where?
Australia and New Zealand
What is the World Goat Number?
Where is the central goat production located?
China and India
What state has the largest ewe breeding population?
Large flocks that are low maintnance and left alone til it is time to weane feeder lambs are considered?
Smaller flocks that produce lambs ready ofr slaughter are considered?
The major sectors of sheep/goat breeding are:
Purebred Breeders - produce seedstock
Commercial Lamb Producers - produce market ready lambs
Commercial Feedlot Operators - increase weight of lambs before slaughter
Young Intact Male Swine?
Young Castrated Male Swine?
Young Female Swine?
Mature Female Swine?
Birth in pigs is also known as?
What percentage of the swine population is located in China?
The Corn Belt in the US produces what percentage of swine?
Top Five States of Swine Production;
What swine sector produces salable pigs?
What sector of the swin industry purchases pigs and feeds until slaughter?
Farrow to Finish operators are considered; growing or collapsing sector?
The efficiency of reproduction is measured by?
Number of offspring a female produces
What is considered at least twice as important as growth in all livestock?