Farm Animals

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Farm Animals
Digestive System

What happens if you eat rocks?

They'll just pass through you if their small enough. If they're too big, they'll get stuck in your digestive tract (most likely your small intestine), then you'll get really sick and have to go to the hospital to get it surgically removed.

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Rabbits and Hares
Rabbit Breeding & Reproduction

How many times can a buck rabbit breed in a day?

Three or Four.

Animal Behavior
Farm Animals

Why aren’t we still domesticating new animals?

There just aren’t any more that are worth our time. It’s actually pretty difficult to find species that suit domestication—although there are a few exceptions, they generally need to mature quickly relative to us, be willing to breed in captivity, be able to eat the food we can provide, have a good temperament, recognize humans as their pack leaders, and not flee when they’re scared.

So, although we probably could domesticate some seemingly good candidates, like zebras or deer, they’re better off in the wild.

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Cows and Cattle

Are cows territorial?

They can be.

Farm Animals
Cows and Cattle

Is a female bullock called a cheese?

No, "female bullocks" are called heifers. Bullocks are referred to steers or young bulls.

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Veterinary Medicine

What is the best animal anatomy book for teen that wants to be a vet?

One good vet anatomy book that isn't just pictures to memorize and actually explains anatomy is the Textbook of Veterinary Anatomy by KM Dyce. This is an excellent comparative anatomy book that is used by vet students in the United States.

Farm Animals

What is large livestock?

Large livestock are those animals that often weigh over 900 lbs. These animals include horses and cattle.

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Cows and Cattle

Is a cow's bladder edible?

Well, not really, since this is a part of the cow that is thrown away as waste or ground up for animal feed for pigs and chickens. So no, not for us humans. There really isn't much to eat of it anyways!

Answer 2:

Well, it is actually one of the wrappings for sausages and cold meat. So basically, unless you are a veggie, you have probably eaten loads of it already!

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Animal Behavior
The Moon

How do animals react to a full moon?

It's just like any other night, they don't react to it. The old tales about wolves howling at the moon are fake. They are actually howling fora companion or there pack.

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Synonyms and Antonyms

What is the antonym for livestock?

That's like asking whats the antonym of a table. There is none. Or I guess you could say "deadstock."

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The Difference Between

What is the difference between young and mature livestock?

Young livestock are stock that are still growing, or are at a young age. Young stock are typically used for meat production, but others are grown for breeding purposes.

Mature livestock are those that have reached sexual maturity and have stopped growing. They are almost always larger than the young livestock (depending on the breed and type of animal involved), and are used for breeding purposes.

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Meteorology and Weather

What is a barrow meter?

I think you could be referring to a barometer, which measures atmospheric pressure and is an indicator of when it will rain or shine.

Farm Animals

What animal crows in the morning?

roosters, and sometimes chickend depending on what types of chickens

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What is the related change in two or more species?

That is co-evolution.

Care of Rabbits
Farm Animals
Rabbits and Hares

What do you call the rabbit's meat?

You can call it "fryer meat"; sometimes it's also categorized as "fowl"; but, generally speaking, rabbit meat doesn't have a special name for it -- it's like chicken (which you just call "chicken"), not like cow (which you can call "beef").

Farm Animals
College Degrees

How many years does it take to major in biology?

It doesn't take any time to major in biology. Get accepted to a college or university, declare your major to be biology, and there you go. However to graduate with a degree in biology is a different story. To graduate with an associate degree in biology will take two years. A B.S. Degree will generally take four.

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Religion & Spirituality
Human and Animal Interaction

Why do people use animals for transportation?

It depends on the animal. Horses, for example, tend to travel faster in a shorter amount of time than a human can. They can also, if trained to pull a cart or carriage, be used to pull heavy loads that would be impossible for one or two people to transport on their own. Oxen are used for the same reason. And it could also be due to laziness, as it's often better to sit in a saddle or on a wagon than to get down and walk.

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Financial Statements

Livestock in the case of mixed farming is?

A variable asset/liability and a commodity.

Cows and Cattle
Farm Animals

What is livestock ranching?

Livestock ranching is the breeding, and raising of animals, these animals are usually used for meat purposes and raised in large herds. Ranches are more commonly found in the western parts of Canada and the United states. These livestock operations generally use large amounts of grazing land depending on the size of the ranch.

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Chickens and Roosters

What is a pullet?

A pullet is a young chicken, more specifically a hen (female) at least 20-weeks-old which has begun to lay eggs but has not yet moulted.

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Human and Animal Interaction

What is a goading device?

A paddle, stick, electric prod, cane, etc.

Farm Animals

How many squirrels does a fox eat a day?

As many as he can catch (usually that is not too many).

Guinea Pigs
Farm Animals

Do people shave pigs before they eat them?

answ2. In the abattoir, the hairs on a pig are usually burnt off immediately the pig has been killed. This process is not quite perfect, and often short hairs will be found.

Of course!!!!!! Don't be a idiot! Have you overeaten a pig with hair???

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What is a dung pile?

A pile of feces or poop from an animal.

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Goats and Sheep

Do you need a license to keep sheep?

no!you do not need licence for keeping sheep.


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