animal science purdue university final

  1. what are the 6 classes of nutrients and their main function
    • carbs-energy
    • fats-energy,strucutre
    • proteins-energy, structure, regulatory
    • mineral-structure,regulatory
    • water-structure,regulatory
    • vitamins-regulatory
  2. a group of horses living together is called
  3. castrated male goat
  4. what main factors distinguish ruminants from non ruminants
    non ruminants have a single stomach while ruminants have a 4 chambered stomach
  5. the consumption of poultry has ______ in the past 30yrs
  6. The large intestine absorbs _________
  7. what is 'backgrounding"
    intermediate stage sometimes used in cattle production which begins after weaning and ends upon placement in a feedlot.
  8. define fallopian tube:
  9. define ovi duct:
    tht tube leading from each horn of the uterus to the corresponding ovary
  10. "{define hypertrophy:
    an increase in the size of cells
  11. define hyperplasia:
    an increase in the number of cells
  12. which species are effected by estrous cycle and photoperiod
    • photoperiod
    • chickens
    • goats
    • sheep
    • horses
    • Estrous cycle
    • cow
    • sow
    • ewe
    • goat
    • mare
  13. what are the male accessory glands? do they have a function?
  14. what are the advantages of AI
    • reduce risks of spreading STD
    • more rapid genetic improvement through use of superior sires
    • reduction or elimination of cost and risk of maintaining a sire for a small herd or flock
  15. know the 4 avanues by which an animal can gain lose heat...give examples?
  16. which hormones effect milk production?
  17. how does feed composition influence cows milk composition?
  18. is colostrum important in all mammals?
  19. meat processing and risks
  20. what is the diet of beef cattle?
  21. furstenburg rosette and milking procedures?
  22. what are good management practices of dairying?
  23. how large are most beef production facilities
  24. what scale is used for body condition score...why is it a good idea
  25. Segregated early weaning (SEW)
    weaning pigs at 10-14 days of age and isolating multiple litters to reduce risk of disease spread
  26. All in-All out
  27. Farrow to finish
    these operations maintain a herd of sows or gilts, farrow the baby pigs, and feed these pigs to market weight of 230-280lbs
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animal science purdue university final
Animal Science Final