1. Which of the following come from pigs?
all of the above
2. Barns mostly protects pigs from:
the bad wolves
3. Pigs are fed:
Nutritious grains such as corn, soybean meals and barley.
Big Mac's and French fries
4. Why don't many pig farmers allow visitors in their barns?
Because the pigs don't have good manners.
They keep their money in the barn.
To help keep the pigs healthy.
5. How many piglets does an average sow (mother pig) raise at one time?
None, since they all went "wee wee wee" all the way home.
6. What is an adult female pig called?
7. Pigs are transported:
In police cars
In specially-designed trucks
8. Sows (mother pigs) are placed in special pens during farrowing (giving birth)
and nursing so:
They won't run around handing out cigars after they give birth.
They won't injure or crush their piglets when they lie down.
The farmer can pet the pigs.
9. Most pigs live:
In the mud.
In houses of straw, sticks, or bricks.
In clean barns.
1. Eating, chewing and burping can take up a lot of a cow's day.
Cows regurgitate their breakfast and chew it two or three times.
True or False
2. What do most dairy farmers use to milk their cows?
Old MacDonald comes and does it.
3. What do cows eat?
Hay, grasses & grains
Jersey milk chocolate bars
4. How often do most farmers milk their cows?
once a week
once a month
twice a day
5. Most cows have ear tags so
the farmer can identify each animal
they look fashionable
they aren't mistaken for wild animals
6. How many litres of milk does an average cow produce in one day?
7. Dairy cows are usually bedded with
8. Holstein cows are
green & white
black & white
blue & white
9. Which of the following is made from milk?
All of the above
10. A ruminant is an animal that
has 4 stomachs
can eat grasses
helps the environment
all of the above
11. When does a cow begin to produce milk?
when she is born
when she is full grown
when she is full grown and after she has had a calf
12. A farmer could find out how large an individual cow stall should be by checking the
Recommended Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Dairy Cattle
"Better Barns and Pastures" magazine
13. How soon does a cow turn hay into milk?
It takes a month
In 24 hours
It takes a week
14. What part of a cow is full of vitamins, proteins, fats,
minerals and water and milk forms in it?
the cow's udder
the cow's tail
the cow's mouth
15. What is a heifer?
a full grown pig
a type of farm equipment
a young female dairy or beef animal
16. One method of milking cows uses a "milking parlour". This means
The cows join the farmer in the parlour for tea in the evening.
The milk is used for ice cream only.
The cows are milked in a special area of the barn
17. What is a milkhouse?
A separate part of the barn where the milk is stored and the milking equipment is kept.
The area where the cows sleep.
The place where the farmer lives.
18. Where does milk come from?
The milk factory.
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