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Chook Farming
1. The male chicken is the:
A hen
B rooster
C chick
2. One outward difference between a male and a female chicken is the:
A absence of a comb on the male
B smaller size of feathers in males
C larger comb on the male's head
3. The body covering of chickens is:
A skin only
B sweat glands
C feathers
4. Birds cool down by:
A panting
B sweating
C lying in the sun
5. The reason why chickens must be fed some grit is that:
A minerals such as calcium are needed to make strong shells
B the gizzard must contain some grit or small stones to crush food
C both of the above
6. A food that contains a lot of carbohydrates is:
A meat
B wheat
C shell grit
7. Fresh water for chickens is:
A needed only in the hot months
B not needed as it is in their food pellets
C essential all the time
8. Fresh water should be fed to chickens in:
A waterers
B open dishes
C open pans
9. The male reproductive cell of a rooster is the:
Asperm
Begg
Cembryo
10. The female reproductive cell of the hen is the:
Aovum
Bembryo
Csperm
11. The name for the joining of a sperm and an egg is:
Alaying
Bcopulation
Cfertilization
12. The type of egg which will never hatch into a chick is the:
Afertilized egg
Bunfertilized egg
Cincubated fertilized egg
13. Hens rarely lay eggs after:
A7am
Bmidday
C4pm
14. The season of most sexual activity of chickens is:
Aautumn
Bspring
Cwinter
15. The ratio of hens to roosters for mating should be about:
A5 to 1
Bequal
C1 to 10

 

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