TAMU ANSC 107 - Horse/Poultry Breed & Consumer Product (6 pages)

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Lecture number:
5
Pages:
6
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
Texas A&M University
Course:
Ansc 107 - General Animal Science
Edition:
1

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ANSC 107 1nd Edition Lecture 5 Outline of Previous Lecture I Swine Breeds II Sheep Breeds III Goat Breeds Outline of Current Lecture I II III IV Horse Breeds Poultry Breeds The consumers product Livestock production systems Horse Breeds Most horse breeds perform specialized functions dependent on their GAIT o Riding work racing driving multiple tasks Classified as o Light draft ponies Measured in hands 1 hand equal to 4 inches o If 14 2 hands then classified as a pony o If 14 2 hands then classified as a horse Light Horses Breeds developed in the USA o Morgan Standardbred American Saddlebred Tennessee Walking Quarterhorse Appaloosa Light imported breeds Arabian and thoroughbred Arabians are the oldest breed of any livestock Genes found in most breeds Draft Horse Work Carriages These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute Appaloosa Spotted Arabian Small dished triangular shaped head and long highly arched neck that is set high in the shoulder Arabian blood is carried by most light horse breeds American Paint Horse US More valuable because of color Two base color patterns o Tobiano white over dark color white crosses on back o Overo dark over white no white crosses on back Thoroughbred England Huge industry run in all shapes an sizes American Quarter Horse US Developed as a saddle horse with great speed over short distances 1 4 mile Draft Horse Breeds Belgian Belgium Light sorrel with flaxen mane and tail Easy to handle and very strong less leg action than other breeds Clydesdale Scotland White face and leg markings together with the feathering on the lower legs bell bottomed effect Poultry Breeds Leghorn Mediterranean 1 egg producing Spent hen old bird not productive enough for laying egg De beak to prevent pecking to death Small hens that lay large white eggs 235 per year White Cornish England Meat production Broad breasted heavy muscled Broad breasted white



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