Georgia Agricultural Education Curriculum Office, January 2006 To accompany the Georgia Agriculture Education Curriculum Go to Last Slide for Directions.

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Georgia Agricultural Education Curriculum Office, January 2006 To accompany the Georgia Agriculture Education Curriculum Go to Last Slide for Directions

Eggs 1111 3333 2222 4444 5555 1111 3333 2222 4444 5555 1111 3333 2222 4444 5555 1111 3333 2222 4444 5555 1111 3333 2222 4444 5555 Poultry Operations All About Broilers A Chicken & Its Parts Pot Luck

Question: Ninety percent of all table eggs are commercially produced by caged hens in large houses. True or False? Check Your Answer Topic 1 for 1

Answer: True Back to the Game Board Topic 1 for 1

Question: What is a commercial egg laying operation's major purpose? A. Produce fertile eggs for hatching B. Produce eggs for Easter and other holidays. C. To produce infertile eggs (table eggs) for human consumption. Topic 1 for 2 Check Your Answer

Answer: (C.) To produce infertile eggs (table eggs) for human consumption. Back to the Game Board Topic 1 for 2

Question: How is percent hatchability is calculated? Topic 1 for 3 Check Your Answer

Answer: Dividing the number of eggs that hatch as live chicks by the number of non-fertile eggs set. Back to the Game Board Topic 1 for 3

Question: What is the normal average incubation time for chicken eggs? A. 28 days B. 21 days C. 17 days Topic 1 for 4 Check Your Answer

Answer: (B.) 21 days Back to the Game Board Topic 1 for 4

Question: On a breeder hen farm floor eggs should be separated from the nest eggs because A. they are dirty. B. nest eggs are cleaner. C. floor eggs suppress hatchability. Topic 1 for 5 Check Your Answer

Answer: (C.) floor eggs suppress hatchability. Back to the Game Board Topic 1 for 5

Question: A caged hen operation does not provide a steady cash flow. True or False? Topic 2 for 1 Check Your Answer

Answer: False Back to the Game Board Topic 2 for 1

Question: In an integrated poultry company, the company provides A. birds and supervision. B. medication. C. feed. D. all of the above Topic 2 for 2 Check Your Answer

Answer: (D.) all of the above Back to the Game Board Topic 2 for 2

Question: Poultry processing plants now produce chicken meat in the form of hams, patties, tenders, nuggets, frankfurters, bologna, "hot wings", etc. These products are referred to as: Topic 2 for 3 Check Your Answer

Answer: value-added products. Back to the Game Board Topic 2 for 3

Question: Broiler breeder operations are less labor intensive than market broiler operations. True or False? Topic 2 for 4 Check Your Answer

Answer: False Back to the Game Board Topic 2 for 4

Question: Commercial poultry production in the United States consists primarily of A. commercial egg laying operations. B. pullet growing operations. C. market turkey producers. D. all of the above Topic 2 for 5 Check Your Answer

Answer: (D.) all of the above Back to the Game Board Topic 2 for 5

Question: In a broiler breeder operation female lines are bred for A. large meaty breasts. B. egg production and quality of egg shell and contents. C. long and extended necks. Topic 3 for 1 Check Your Answer

Answer: (B.) egg production and quality of egg shell and contents. Back to the Game Board Topic 3 for 1

Question: There is a general trend towards the use of nipple drinkers in broiler houses. Birds should always have to: A. stoop down to drink. B. reach up slightly to drink. C. drink out of mud holes. Topic 3 for 2 Check Your Answer

Answer: (B.) reach up slightly to drink. Back to the Game Board Topic 3 for 2

Question: The recommended amount of protein in a Starter broiler ration is 21.5%. Should the protein level be higher or lower in a Grower ration? Topic 3 for 3 Check Your Answer

Answer: Lower Back to the Game Board Topic 3 for 3

Question: In broiler breeder production, lighting programs in conjunction with the body weight and feeding programs are responsible for the birds (male or female) sexual development. True or False? Topic 3 for 4 Check Your Answer

Answer: True Back to the Game Board Topic 3 for 4

Question: A market broiler normally reaches 3.5 to 4.5 pounds in how many weeks? A. 3 weeks B. 6-7 weeks C. 10 weeks Topic 3 for 5 Check Your Answer

Answer: (B.) 6-7 weeks Back to the Game Board Topic 3 for 5

Question: Serving as secondary sex characteristics these parts help regulate the birds body temperature. What are these parts? Topic 4 for 1 Check Your Answer

Answer: Comb and wattles Back to the Game Board Topic 4 for 1

Question: The skeletal system of birds is built for: A. Producing meat B. Producing eggs C. Flight D. Longevity Topic 4 for 2 Check Your Answer

Answer: (C.) Flight Back to the Game Board Topic 4 for 2

Question: Twenty five day old birds are vaccinated for Newcastle (B1) through drinking water. True or False? Topic 4 for 3 Check Your Answer

Answer: True Back to the Game Board Topic 4 for 3

Question: The body temperature of broilers is: A. 105° F to 107˚ F B. 92˚ F to 95˚ F C. 140˚ F to 150˚ F Topic 4 for 4 Check Your Answer

Answer: (A.) 105° F to 107˚ F Back to the Game Board Topic 4 for 4

Question: This part of the bird serves as the birds “teeth”. Topic 4 for 5 Check Your Answer

Answer: Gizzard Back to the Game Board Topic 4 for 5

Question: Regulating moisture in a poultry house is an important function of a ventilation system. True or False? Topic 5 for 1 Check Your Answer

Answer: True Back to the Game Board Topic 5 for 1

Question: Chickens and turkeys are more sensitive to the red portion of the light spectrum than to the blue portion. True or False? Topic 5 for 2 Check Your Answer

Answer: True Back to the Game Board Topic 5 for 2

Question: In a chicken, what special senses are highly developed? A. Smell B. Sight C. Hearing D. B and C Topic 5 for 3 Check Your Answer

Answer: (D.) B and C Back to the Game Board Topic 5 for 3

Question: Chickens have legs and toes adapted for running and scratching. True or False? Topic 5 for 4 Check Your Answer

Answer: True Back to the Game Board Topic 5 for 4

Question: Poultry belongs to the Animal Kingdom and to the class Aves. True or False? Topic 5 for 5 Check Your Answer

Answer: True Back to the Game Board Topic 5 for 5