2007_Exam_4a - ANS 313 Exam 4a 2007 Name Lab group code 80...

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ANS 313 Exam 4a . 2007 Name: _______________________________ Lab group code: ______ 80 points. 2 pts per question. Complete scantron for all questions. Due Nov 9 at 8 AM (you will lose points for being late) Corrections and Hints 2. Apparently I still did not answer #2 even after this morning. Just remember that a low DCAD diet means low mineral cations (K and Na) relative to mineral anions (Cl and S). 2. T F In the last 2 to 4 weeks before calving, dairy cows should be fed diets high in legumes (and cations) to help prevent the drop in blood Ca at calving. 6. I did not put this one in your notes, but I said it in class. However, some might have missed it. Generally when we talk about feeding losses, hays are some of the worst, although it varies with the animal and the type of hay feeder. 6. T F One advantage of ensiled forages compared to hay is that animals tend to waste less of the food during eating. 18: sorry this is chapter 24 with the 5 th edition of Pond et al 18. ___ Some common problems related to nutrition in sheep are (see chapter 24 ): a. Pregnancy toxemia b. White muscle disease c. Enterotoxemia d. All of these e. None of these 19: the high fat answer should be labeled as C 19.___ You decide your dog is simply getting too fat, but whenever you have tried to feed him less food he starts whining. If you want to reduce his energy intake without reducing food intake, what can you do? a. feed a dogfood with higher % protein b. feed a dogfood with higher % fiber c . feed a dogfood with higher % fat d. feed a dogfood with higher %corn (and less soy protein) e. all of these Hint on 35 A percent is a part per hundred. 100% is 1,000,000 parts per million. 1% is 10,000 ppm. Set up a ratio of x is to 100 as y is to 1,000,000.
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ANS 313 Exam 4a . 2007 Name: _______________________________ Lab group code: ______ True/False. 1. T F Milk products are often included in swine starter diets. Perhaps the baby pig likes the taste, but otherwise there is no scientific basis for this practice—it is a basically a marketing gimmick for feed companies. Even early weaned pigs can do fine on a diet of corn, soybean meal, and mineral/vitamin supplements. 2. T F In the last 2 to 4 weeks before calving, dairy cows should be fed diets high in legumes (and cations) to help prevent the drop in blood Ca at calving. 3. T F The crude protein fed to finishing beef cattle should contain a high percentage of bypass protein to improve gains. 4. T F Assume an African great green-speckled salamander eats only crickets in its zoo environment. One way to ensure that it gets enough calcium would be to feed the crickets a high calcium diet. 5. T F Many dogfoods contain ground corn, soy proteins, and rendered animal products. This is completely unacceptable and is a major cause of the health problems veterinarians see on a daily basis.
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This note was uploaded on 03/19/2008 for the course ANS 313 taught by Professor Vandehaar during the Fall '07 term at Michigan State University.

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