Large Animal 1: Bovines (Dairy Breed Facts)

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Large Animal 1: Bovines (Dairy Breed Facts)
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  1. What is the most popular dairy breed?
    Holstein
  2. The Holstein is a large cow that is typically _ and _ (can be red and white).
    black and white
  3. What is the milk yield and fat content in a Holstein?
    • highest milk yield
    • low fat
  4. What is the small, tan dairy cow?
    Jersey
  5. What is special about the Jersey?
    highest fat content in milk used for cheese and icecream
  6. What is the Jersey's milk yield?
    low
  7. What dairy cow is a good grazer, is average sized, and is red and white?
    Ayrshire
  8. What is the milk quality and yield of a Ayrshire?
    average
  9. Which dairy cow is feed efficient and average sized?
    Guernsey
  10. What colors does the Guernsey come in?LW
    • light red (fawn)
    • white
  11. What is special about the Guernsey's skin?
    it is yellow
  12. The milk of the Guernsey is high in what?
    • beta karatine
    • fat
  13. What is the milk yield of the Guernsey?
    low
  14. What dairy cow is dual purpose with decent milk quality?
    Milking Shorthorn
  15. The Milking Shorthorn is a large cow with what three colors?
    • red
    • roan
    • white
  16. What is the milk quality and yield of a Milking Shorthorn?
    average
  17. Which dairy cow is cold tolerant?
    Brown Swiss
  18. The Brown Swiss is a large cow. What is its coloring?
    dark gray with light tips
  19. What is the milk quality and yield of the Brown Swiss?
    average
  20. Now list all the dairy breeds:HJAGMB
    • Holstein
    • Jersey
    • Ayrshire
    • Guerney
    • Milking Shorthorn
    • Brown Swiss

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