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Inhalation of contaminated air and consumption of mouldy feed may cause

A. trypanosomiasis.    B. tuberculosis.    C. brucellosis.    D. aspergillosis.


The signs of heat in an animal include the following except

A. viscous secretion from the vagina.
B. mounting of other animals.
C. pronounced restlessness.
D. enlargement of the mammary gland.


The diagram below illustrates the digestive tract of a cow


Microbial fermentation of cellulose to produce simple sugars and volatile fatty acids takes place in the part labelled

A. I.    B. II.    C. III.    D. IV.


Which of the following farm animals is naturally polled?

A. Ram    B. Ewe    C. Bull    D. Cow


The diagram below illustrates a parasite of farm animal.


Which of the following animals can be infested with the organism illustrated in the diagram?

A. Cattle    B. Poultry    C. Rabbit    D. Pig


The diagram below illustrates an organ of a farm animal.


The disease associated with the inflammation of the organ illustrated above is

A. anthrax.    B. mastitis.    C. brucellosis.    D. tuberculosis.


The diagram below illustrates an organ of a farm animal.

The parts labelled II and III are respectively called

A. small duct and large duct.
B. large duct and small duct.
C. gland cistern and teat cistern.
D. teat cistern and gland cistern.


Which of the following is not an advantage of artificial insemination?

A. lt is easier and less expensive than natural mating.
B. lt is possible to produce animals that can freely graze on range.
C. lt is possible to use semen from a proven bull long after its death.
D. It brings about reduction in the transmission of sexually transmitted diseases.


Which of the following combinations of forage crops would be considered best tor cattle feeding?

A. Elephant grass and Guinea grass
B. Centrosema and Pueraria
C. Gamba grass and Stylo
D. Cynodon and Carpet grass


Fertilisation in female livestock occurs in the

A. vagina.    B. urethra.    C. oviduct.    D. uterus.


Which of the following diseases is a common nutritional disorder in cows'?

A. Cholera    B. Anthrax    C. Ketosis    D. Brucellosis


Forage for ruminants can be conserved in form of

I. hay.    II. silage.    III. soilage.

A. I and II only    B. I and III only    C. II and III only    D. I, II and III



Which of the following statements best describes the situation in the brooder house illustrated in the diagram above?

A. Temperature from the heat source is too high
B. Temperature from the heat source is normal
C. Temperature from the heat source is too low
D. Heat source is off


The term heterosis refers to the mating

A. resulting in a depressed growth rate of the offspring.
B. that produces offspring superior to the average of the parents.
C. of different breeds that are heterogenous.
D. of closely related animals resulting in faster growth rate.


A highly digestible feed is called

A. concentrate.    B. succulent.    C. roughage.    D. additive.


The diagram below illustrates an organ of a farm animal.


The synthesis of milk occurs in the part labelled

A. I.    B. II.    C. III.    D. IV.


The diagram below illustrates the digestive tract of a cow


One of the enzymes found in the part labelled IV is

A. trypsin.    B. lipase    C. pepsin.    D. amylase.


The milk derived from dairy animals can be made safe tor consumption through the process called

A. parturition.    B. quarantining.    C. pasteurization    D. vaccination.


The following terminologies are associated with cattle management except

A. moulting.    B. weaning.    C. vaccination.    D. deworming.


Which of the following diseases in goats is caused by a bacterium?

A. Rinderpest    B. Ringworm    C. Anthrax    D. Foot and mouth


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