Goat Health

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Goat Health

This quiz will test your knowledge of general goat health. Source for information include: Practical Goatpacking by Carolyn Eddy https://www. Goatworld. Com/articles/health/commondiseases. Shtml https://www. Vet. Uga. Edu/vpp/clerk/logan/index. Php https://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/Clostridium Questions are similar to those from our Packgoat Obstacle Scoring document used for preparing for the 2009 fair. This document is on our website (www. 4hpackgoats. Org) in the Learning Resources>Project Documents area.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    On average, how long does a goat live?
    • A. 

      2-4 years

    • B. 

      4-8 years

    • C. 

      8-12 years

    • D. 

      12-16 years

    • E. 

      16-20 years

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      90-95˚ F

    • B. 

      96-100˚ F

    • C. 

      101-105˚ F

    • D. 

      106-110˚ F

  • 3. 
    What is the normal respiration/breath rate of a goat at rest?
    • A. 

      5-10 breaths per minute

    • B. 

      12-20 breaths per minute

    • C. 

      20-28 breaths per minute

    • D. 

      30-35 breaths per minute

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      70-80 beats per minute

    • B. 

      80-90 beats per minute

    • C. 

      90-100 beats per minute

    • D. 

      100-120 beats per minute

  • 5. 
    Of particular concern to wethers, the condition in which minerals crystallize within the bladder and form a "stone" preventing urination, is called what?
    • A. 

      Mastitis

    • B. 

      Caseous Lymphadenitis

    • C. 

      Caprine Arthritis Encephalitis

    • D. 

      Urinary Calculi

  • 6. 
    The most common method from transmission of CAE from one goat to another is:
    • A. 

      Contact with infected bodily waste.

    • B. 

      Contact with blood.

    • C. 

      Drinking infected colostrum or milk.

    • D. 

      Eating contaminated feed.

  • 7. 
    The photo below shows an abscess associated with what highly contagious bacterial infection:
    • A. 

      Mastitis

    • B. 

      Caseous Lymphadenitis

    • C. 

      Caprine Arthritis Encephalitis

    • D. 

      Urinary Calculi

  • 8. 
    Clostridium is a broad group of bacteria which includes the bacteria responsible for "overeating" disease in goats as well as "tetanus", or "lockjaw".    These are prevented in goats through the application of the vaccination commonly referred to as what?
    • A. 

      CD-T

    • B. 

      DTP

    • C. 

      UC

    • D. 

      CAE

  • 9. 
    The FAMACHA system describes a method of the color of the tissue surrounding your goats eye as an indicator of the presence of internal parasites (worms).     Which of the colors below indicates the optimal color of the eye tissue (hint:  this chart is also in your project "Health Record" handout).
    • A. 

      1, RED

    • B. 

      2, PINK-RED

    • C. 

      3, PINK

    • D. 

      4, WHITE-PINK

    • E. 

      5, WHITE