BREEDS-VARIETIES-STRAINS

1.   A class is a group of _________.

2.   A group, each of which possesses a given set of physical features is referred to as a __________.

3.   Variety means a sub-division of a __________.

4.  Families or breeding populations possessing common traits are called _______.

5.   Most of the breeds and varieties we know in the United States today were developed between _________.

6.   As the commercial egg and poultry meat industries developed, emphasis changed from the individual bird to the _________  ______.

7.   Today the commercial poultry industry is based almost _______ % on the strain approach.

8.   The American Standard of Perfection is a book issued by the:

a.    American Bantam Association          

b.    American Poultry Association

c.    American Waterfowl Association

d.    American Turkey Association 

9.  Miniatures of the poultry world are called _______.

10.  Spell "miniatures"

11.  Bantams should weigh about ________ of their larger counterparts

12.  The two varieties of Jersey Giants are ________ and________.

13.  The weight of a Jersey Giant cock is _______

14.  The weight of a Jersey Giant hen is ________

15.  The weight of a Jersey Giant cockerel is ________.

16.  The weight of a Jersey Giant pullet is ________.

17.  Spell "cockerel"

18.  Jersey Giant skin color is ________.

19.  Jersey Giant eggshell color is ________.

20.  The largest breed in the American Class is the ________.

21.  Jersey Giants have a:

a.    rose comb              

b.    single comb

c.    pea comb

d.    walnut comb

22. The shanks of a Black Jersey Giant are _________.

23.  The shanks of a White Jersey Giant are _________.

24.  The weight of a New Hampshire Red cock is ________.

25.  The weight of a New Hampshire Red hen is ________.

26.  The weight of a New Hampshire Red cockerel is _______.

27.  The weight of a New Hampshire Red pullet is _________.

28. New Hampshire Red skin color is ________.

29.  New Hampshire Red eggshell color is ________.

30.  New Hampshires were admitted to the Standard in _______.

31.  New Hampshires have a:

a.    Rose Comb          

b.    Single Comb

c.    Pea Comb

d.    Strawberry Comb

32.  There are how many varieties of Plymouth Rocks?

a.    5   

b.    6

c.    7

d.    8

33.  The weight of a Plymouth Rock cock is_________.

34.  The weight of a Plymouth Rock hen is ________.

35.  The weight of a Plymouth Rock cockerel is_________.

36.  The weight of a Plymouth Rock pullet is _________.

37.  Plymouth Rock skin color is ________.

38.  Plymouth Rock eggshell color is ________.

39.  The variety of Plymouth Rocks developed first was _______.

40.  Plymouth Rocks have a:

a.    rose comb             

b.    single comb

c.    pea comb

d.    walnut comb

41.   The two varieties of Rhode Island Reds are _______ and _________.

42.  The weight of a Rhode Island Red cock is _______.

43.  The weight of a Rhode Island Red hen is ________.

44.  The weight of a Rhode Island Red cockerel is ________.

45.  The weight of a Rhode Island Red pullet is __________.

46.  Rhode Island Red skin color is _________.

47.  Rhode Island Red eggshell color is ________.

48.  Spell "Wyandotte".

49.  There are how many varieties of Wyandottes ?

a.    10   

b.    9

c.    8  

d.    7

50.  The weight of a Wyandotte cock is ________.

51.  The weight of a Wyandotte hen is _______.

52.  The weight of a Wyandotte cockerel is ________.

53.  The weight of a Wyandotte pullet is _______.

54.  Wyandotte skin color is ________.

55.  Wyandotte eggshell color is ________.

56.  How many varieties are there of Buckeyes?

57.  Buckeyes have a:

a.    a.rose comb    

b.    single comb

c.    pea comb

d.    walnut comb

58.  Spell "Chantecler".

59.  Chanteclers were developed in:

a.    Canada

b.    United States

c.    Mexico

d.    Brazil

60.  Chanteclers have a:

a.    single comb

b.    rose comb

c.    pea comb

d.    walnut comb

61.  The eggshell color of Chanteclers is ________.

62.  The two varieties of Chanteclers are ________ and ________.

63.  Delawares have a:

a.    single comb   

b.    rose comb

c.    pea comb

d.    strawberry comb

64.  Delaware eggshell color is ________.

65.  America's oldest breed of chickens is:

a.    Rhode Island Red

b.    Plymouth Rock

c.    Delaware

d.    Dominique

66.  Dominiques have a:

a.    single comb

b.    rose comb

c.    pea comb

d.    walnut comb

67.  The two varieties of Hollands are _______ and ________.

68.  Holland eggshell color is ________.

69.  Hollands have:

a.    good egg properties               

b.    good meat properties

c.    good feather properties

d.    good hatchability properties

70.  Spell "Java".

71.  Javas have a:

a.    single comb       

b.    rose comb

c.    pea comb

d.    walnut

72.  Spell "Dominique".

73.  The two varieties of Javas are _______ and _______.

74.  Spell "Lamona".

75.  Lamonas have a:

a.    single comb     

b.    rose comb

c.    pea comb

d.    walnut comb

76.  Lamona ear lobe color is ________.

77.  Lamona eggshell color is ________.

78.  Spell "Brahma".

79.  The three varieties of Brahmas are ______, ______ and _______.

80.  The weight of a Light Brahma cock is ________.

81.  The weight of a Light Brahma hen is ________.

82.  The weight of a Light Brahma cockerel is _______.

83.  The weight of a Light Brahma pullet is ________.

84.  The weight of a Dark or Buff Brahma cock is _______.

85.  The weight of a Dark or Buff Brahma hen is _______.

86.  The weight of a Dark or Buff Brahma cockerel is ________.

87.  The weight of a Dark or Buff Brahma pullet is ________.

88.  Brahma skin color is _______.

89.  Brahma eggshell color is _______.

90.  Brahmas are:

a.    poor egg layers   

b.    fair egg layers

c.    good egg layers

d.    great egg layers

91.  Brahma ancestry dates back to:

a.    Spain

b.    England

c.    Mexico

d.    China

92.  How many varieties of Cochins are there?

a.    2    

b.    3

c.    3

d.    4

93.  Spell "Cochin".

94.  The weight of a Cochin cock is _______.

95.  The weight of a Cochin hen is _______.

96.  The weight of a Cochin cockerel is ________.

97.  The weight of a Cochin pullet is _______.

98.  Cochin skin color is ________.

99.  Cochin eggshell color is ________.

100. Cochins originally came from ________.

101. Spell "Langshan".

102. The two varieties of Langshans are _______ and _______.

103. The weight of a Langshan cock is _______.

104. The weight of a Langshan hen is _______.

105. The weight of a Langshan cockerel is ________.

106. The weight of a Langshan pullet is ________.

107.  Langshan skin color is ________.

108.  Langshan eggshell color is ________.

109.  Langshans originated in:

a.    England 

b.    China

c.    USA

d.    France