Sheep care And Types! Trivia Facts Quiz

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Sheep care And Types! Trivia Facts Quiz

Below is the trivia facts quiz on Sheep Care and Types! Sheep give us wool and at the same time, are sources of meat if you choose to breed them. Did you know that the Lincoln longwool is considered the largest sheep breed? Why don’t you take up this quiz and get to see just how much you know about sheep?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Being late to feedings/meetings or not showing up or doing a poor job on barn duty will result in fines that must be paid prior to receiving my fair check.  true or false?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Feeding is my responsibility everyday at the fair unless I make arrangements directly with Mrs. Evans. true or false?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    If my lamb does not make the fair because of fungus/weight, etc., I will have a positive attitude and continue to participate in the fair with the rest of the sheep group throughout the fair. true or false?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    If my lamb weighed 80 lbs when I received him on May 1st and I had 80 days until fair for my lamb to reach my goal weight of 145 lbs. (max pay wt), what would the avg daily gain need to be for my lamb?
    • A. 

      1 lb/day

    • B. 

      .75lbs/day

    • C. 

      .80lbs/day

    • D. 

      1.2lbs/day

  • 5. 
    If your lamb had the scours and no temperature and was still eating what would your first treatment be?
    • A. 

      An injection of antibiotics

    • B. 

      Dewormer paste

    • C. 

      Kaopectate or Peptobismol

    • D. 

      Nothing

  • 6. 
    Lambs at school were vaccinated against sore mouth. What type of vaccination was this?
  • 7. 
    Market lambs being shown at our fair are most likely born in what month?
    • A. 

      Jan.-Feb.

    • B. 

      March-April

    • C. 

      Nov.-Dec

    • D. 

      Oct.

  • 8. 
    Once at fair I realize that I am responsible for the safety of my lamb and the public. true or false?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Once we are at fair I expect you to act as individuals and not help out your fellow members? True or False
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The average daily gain for a lambs is:
    • A. 

      .5-.75 lbs. per day

    • B. 

      1-2 lbs. per day

    • C. 

      .25-.5 lbs. per day

    • D. 

      2-3 lbs. per day

  • 11. 
    The maximum weight for market lambs at our fair is 160lbs., True or False?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    The normal temperature range of sheep is:
    • A. 

      100-103

    • B. 

      99-104

    • C. 

      103-105

    • D. 

      105-107

  • 13. 
    The proper feed conversion when feeding sheep is:
    • A. 

      2lbs feed: 1 lb. gain

    • B. 

      3lbs. feed: 1 lb. gain

    • C. 

      4lbs. feed: 1

    • D. 

      5lbs. feed: 1 lb. gain

  • 14. 
    True or False, you must wear boots and a belt with your uniform when showing an animal?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    What are the two most expensive cuts of meat on a lamb?
    • A. 

      Rack and shoulder

    • B. 

      Rack and loin

    • C. 

      Rack and leg

    • D. 

      Loin and leg

    • E. 

      Shoulder and leg

  • 16. 
    What are the two most popular meat breeds of sheep?
  • 17. 
    What is the first thing that you do if you have a sick lamb?
    • A. 

      Call your teacher

    • B. 

      Call the vet

    • C. 

      Take its temperature

    • D. 

      Ask a friend

  • 18. 
    What is the most popular wool breed of sheep?
    • A. 

      Columbia

    • B. 

      Merino

    • C. 

      Dorset

    • D. 

      Jacobs

  • 19. 
    What two vaccinations should your lambs have BEFORE leaving their place of origin?
    • A. 

      Tetanus and rabies

    • B. 

      Blue tongue and rabies

    • C. 

      Scrapie and ringworm

    • D. 

      Tetanus and overeating

  • 20. 
    What type of feed is alfalfa?
    • A. 

      Fiber/roughage

    • B. 

      Concentrate

    • C. 

      Protein

    • D. 

      Energy

  • 21. 
    When feeding sheep, a lamb needing to gain weight should be fed what?
    • A. 

      A diet high in protein

    • B. 

      A diet high in fiber

    • C. 

      A diet high in energy

    • D. 

      Rolled oats

  • 22. 
    When the judge handles your lamb they are feeling for _________ and _____________
  • 23. 
    You must clean your pen, clean at the farm and deliver a thank you letter prior to receiving your fair check. true or false?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Your record book must be complete and up to date prior to receiving a fair check. true or false?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Your show uniform at fair must consist of _______________ pants, a ________________ collared shirt, an _________ tie or scarf and an official ___________ _________________.