A Quiz On Exotic Dairy Breeds Of Cattle

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This breed came into existence based on centuries of selective breeding, accelerated in the latter part by the use of modern breeding tools. These breeds maintain a very high standard with respect to milk production, age of maturity, and breeding efficiency. They have been used to raise the genetic potentials of other cattle.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    The Breeds of Cattle are classified into how many?

    • A.

      7

    • B.

      6

    • C.

      4

    • D.

      9

    Correct Answer
    B. 6
    Explanation
    The question asks how many breeds of cattle are classified into, and the correct answer is 6. This suggests that there are 6 distinct classifications or categories for breeds of cattle.

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  • 2. 

    All of these are exotic dairy breeds of cattle except?

    • A.

      Red Dane

    • B.

      Brown Swiss

    • C.

      Murrah

    • D.

      Guernsey

    Correct Answer
    C. Murrah
    Explanation
    Murrah is not an exotic dairy breed of cattle. The other three options, Red Dane, Brown Swiss, and Guernsey, are all well-known exotic dairy breeds. Murrah, on the other hand, is a breed of water buffalo primarily found in India. While water buffalo are used for milk production, they are not classified as exotic dairy breeds of cattle.

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  • 3. 

    What is the typical color of the Jersey?

    • A.

      Ash-grey

    • B.

      Brown

    • C.

      Reddish fawn

    • D.

      Grey fawn

    Correct Answer
    C. Reddish fawn
    Explanation
    The typical color of a Jersey is reddish fawn.

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  • 4. 

    A matured Holstein Friesian weigh how much?

    • A.

      700kg

    • B.

      500kg

    • C.

      900kg

    • D.

      600kg

    Correct Answer
    A. 700kg
    Explanation
    A matured Holstein Friesian typically weighs around 700kg. This breed of cattle is known for its large size and impressive weight. They are one of the largest dairy cattle breeds and are bred for their high milk production. The average weight of a mature Holstein Friesian can vary slightly depending on factors such as genetics, diet, and management practices, but 700kg is a commonly accepted weight range for this breed.

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  • 5. 

    An average male Red Dane male weigh how much?

    • A.

      600kg

    • B.

      800kg

    • C.

      700kg

    • D.

      950kg

    Correct Answer
    D. 950kg
  • 6. 

    The Holstein Friesian can be found in which country?

    • A.

      France

    • B.

      Netherlands

    • C.

      United Kingdom

    • D.

      India

    Correct Answer
    B. Netherlands
    Explanation
    The Holstein Friesian is a breed of cattle known for its high milk production. It originated in the Netherlands, specifically in the region of Friesland. The breed is popular worldwide and is known for its distinctive black and white markings. The Netherlands has a long history of dairy farming, and the Holstein Friesian is one of the most important breeds in the country's dairy industry. Therefore, the correct answer is Netherlands.

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  • 7. 

    Which of these statements is true about Holstein Friesian?

    • A.

      The can be found in France

    • B.

      They are less tolerant to heat

    • C.

      They are low milk producers

    • D.

      They are not large in size

    Correct Answer
    B. They are less tolerant to heat
    Explanation
    Holstein Friesian cattle are less tolerant to heat. This means that they are more susceptible to heat stress compared to other breeds. Heat stress can negatively impact their overall health and productivity, as it can lead to reduced feed intake, decreased milk production, and potential fertility issues. Therefore, it is important to provide proper cooling and management practices to ensure the well-being of Holstein Friesian cattle in hot climates.

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  • 8. 

    The Ayrshire originated from which country?

    • A.

      India

    • B.

      Nigeria

    • C.

      Scotland

    • D.

      Netherland

    Correct Answer
    C. Scotland
    Explanation
    The Ayrshire originated from Scotland.

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  • 9. 

    The Ayrshire is also known as what?

    • A.

      Dunlop cattle

    • B.

      Guernsey

    • C.

      Reddish Brown cattle

    • D.

      Karan cattle

    Correct Answer
    A. Dunlop cattle
    Explanation
    The Ayrshire breed of cattle is also known as Dunlop cattle. This breed originated in the county of Ayrshire in Scotland and is known for its reddish-brown coat color. Ayrshire cattle are medium-sized and known for their good milk production, making them popular among dairy farmers. The name "Dunlop cattle" is another term used to refer to this specific breed.

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  • 10. 

    The Jersey milk contains how many percent fat?

    • A.

      4.3%

    • B.

      5.3%

    • C.

      3%

    • D.

      10%

    Correct Answer
    B. 5.3%
    Explanation
    Jersey milk contains 5.3% fat. This means that for every 100ml of Jersey milk, 5.3ml is fat. The higher fat content in Jersey milk gives it a richer and creamier taste compared to milk from other breeds of cows.

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