Animal Husbandry Past Questions

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(a) Explain each of the following mating methods in farm animals: (i) hand mating (ii) pen mating (iii) pasture mating. 

(b)(i) Mention two advantages of each of the mating methods explained in (a).
(ii) Mention two disadvantages of each of the mating methods explained in (a).

(c) Mention two methods of collecting semen from a bull.

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237

(a) Explain each of the following terms as used in animal husbandry:
(i) coprophagy: (ii) rumination (iii) candling (iv) tethering.

(b) List four local materials which could be used for constructing a goat house.

(c)(i) Name the three members of the honey bee colony. (ii) State five ways in which honey beekeeping is important.

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238

a)(i) Explain the term monogastric.

(ii) Give two examples of monogastric animals.

(b) Explain each of the following terms as used in animal nutrition: (i) concentrate: (ii) additive.

(c) State four ways in which roughage is important in the diet of farm animals.

(d) List four materials which could be used in milking cow.

(e) Mention two animals each which could be fed on each of the following forms of prepared feed: (i) pellets: (ii) mash.

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239

(a) Mention two organs each in each of the following parts of rabbit: (i) head; (ii) thorax; (i) abdomen.

(b) State one function of each of the following organs in farm animals: (i) caecum; (1) gizzard; (1) crop: (iv) rumen; (v) lung

(C) State six practical ways of checking malnutrition in livestock production.

(d) Mention three examples of non-traditional farm animals.

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240

(a) Explain the following terms as used in pasture and range management. (i) fodder; (ii) paddocking: (iii) reseeding; (iv) stocking rate; (v) natural pasture.

(b) State five factors which could affect the establishment of pasture in West Africa.
(c) State five ways in which weeds are of economic importance in livestock production.

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