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Arkansas Agriculture Science and Technology Unit 8 ANS extra

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mare gestation
330 days
cow gestation
270 days
sow gestation
114 days
ewe/goat gestation
150 days
branding
means of permanent identification of animals could be burned or frozen
collar
used to identify animals in herds mostly dairy goats and cattle
ear tagging
very economical type of id that is put in ears
tatooing
permanent id - usually in ears or mouth- hard to read as animal grows
leghorn chickens
white bread of chicken who lay white eggs
gizzard
place where poultry digest food- by crushing and grinding
crop
sacklike pouch on esophogus in poultry to store food
brisket
type of cut of meat in cattle from lower chest between legs
t-bone
cut of beef taken from lion section , t-shaped bone
angus
black , hornless cattle known for marbeling in meat
brahman
breed of cattle known for loose, wrinkled skin that helps with disease/ insect resistance , cooling and temperature regulation