How Much Do You Know About The Alpine Goat?

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How Much Do You Know About The Alpine Goat?

Alpine goats are domestic goats that vary from a medium to a large size. They are particularly known for their good milking ability. This breed originated in the French Alpes and has no distinctive set of colors or markings. How much do you think you know about this breed of goats? Take our quiz and find out now.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What's their scientific name?
    • A. 

      Capra aegagrus hircus

    • B. 

      Aergagus capra hircus

    • C. 

      Aergagus

    • D. 

      Hircu capra

  • 2. 
    What's their higher classification?
    • A. 

      Goat

    • B. 

      Horse

    • C. 

      Mammal

    • D. 

      Cow

  • 3. 
    What is the weight of an Alpine goat?
    • A. 

      87 kgs

    • B. 

      77 kgs

    • C. 

      83 kgs

    • D. 

      97 kgs

  • 4. 
    What's the average weight of a female Alpine goat?
    • A. 

      45 kgs

    • B. 

      61 kgs

    • C. 

      70 kgs

    • D. 

      65 kgs

  • 5. 
    What's their horn status?
    • A. 

      Unhorned

    • B. 

      Horned

    • C. 

      Unknown

    • D. 

      Either horned or unhorned

  • 6. 
    How many reputed sub-types of the Alpine goat exist?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      Only 1

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      More than 5

  • 7. 
    Which industry favors this breed more than other breeds?
    • A. 

      The dairy industry

    • B. 

      The milk industry

    • C. 

      The yogurt industry

    • D. 

      The baking industry

  • 8. 
    What's the particularity of the Alpine goat's milk?
    • A. 

      Its butterfat content

    • B. 

      Its low fat content

    • C. 

      Its high fat content

    • D. 

      Its richness in condensed milk

  • 9. 
    How much protein does its milk contain?
    • A. 

      2.3  g per 150 ml

    • B. 

      3.5 g per 250 ml

    • C. 

      2.3 g per 250ml

    • D. 

      1 g per 250 ml

  • 10. 
    When does the milk production peaks, when it comes to the Alpine goat?
    • A. 

      Every 8 months

    • B. 

      In Summer

    • C. 

      After 4 to 6 weeks of parturition

    • D. 

      In winter