Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Farm Animals?

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Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Farm Animals?

Most people are unaware of what a farmed animal's life is really like. Making informed choices about what you eat means being open to ALL the information. Learn more & show your compassion for animals by joining us for WORLD FARM ANIMALS DAY this October.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Compared to a natural lifespan of 7 years, what is the average age of a chicken raised for meat (a.k.a. broiler chicken) at the time of slaughter?
    • A. 

      Between 5-7 weeks

    • B. 

      3-4 months

    • C. 

      6 months

    • D. 

      9 months

    • E. 

      1 year and older

  • 2. 
    A cow will naturally provide approximately 16 pounds of milk daily for her calves. How much milk per day will the average factory farmed dairy cow produce?
    • A. 

      20 pounds

    • B. 

      30 pounds

    • C. 

      45 pounds

    • D. 

      54 pounds

  • 3. 
    What factor(s) contribute to the increase production of milk by factory farmed dairy cows?
    • A. 

      Antibiotics & Hormones

    • B. 

      Genetic Manipulation

    • C. 

      High-Protein Diet (versus grass) that often contains dead animals

    • D. 

      A and B only

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Due to the vast numbers of animals and the speed at which slaughterhouse processing lines operate, pigs and chickens are often alive when scalded in boiling water, and cows are often alive while being dismembered.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Which of these much-loved activities can you frequently find chickens engaging in at factory farm warehouses?
    • A. 

      Dust-bathing

    • B. 

      Building nests

    • C. 

      Roosting in trees

    • D. 

      Caring for their young

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    Most mother pigs (breeding sows) will spend their entire lives (3-4 years before being slaughtered) on a concrete surface with no bedding and in metal crates so narrow and small they cannot even turn around.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    With selective breeding and growth-promoting antibiotics, factory farmed chickens grow extremely large in a very short amount of time, thus, stressing their bodies and causing severe structural problems.  This rate of growth is equivalent to a human weighing how much by the age of 2?
    • A. 

      40 pounds

    • B. 

      100 pounds

    • C. 

      150 pounds

    • D. 

      200-300 pounds

    • E. 

      Over 340 pounds

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