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Test #1 Notes - Brandi Pustka 1 ANIN 108 Test #1 Notes...

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Brandi Pustka 1 ANIN 108 Test #1 Notes HORSES: - Warm Blood Horses - have a quieter disposition than light type horses. They would include the Trakehner and Hanoverian. - Chesnuts- dark oval- shaped areas on the insides of the hocks. Like a horse’s fingerprint. - Bay- Describes horses with black points and bodies that are some shade of red from nearly yellow to nearly black. - Value Determining Characteristics when choosing horses: o Temperament- attitude. Geldings tend to be more laid back than a mare. o Soundness- structure or function that interferes with the usefulness of the individual o Conformation- structure, form and symmetrical arrangement of body parts o Level of Training o Breed- preference of the person purchasing the horse o Age- prime years of a horse are between 5-15 years of age. Barrel- 10-13 years. Racing- up to 6. o Sex- preference of owner o Pedigree- ancestry of the animal. Containing papers to verify. o Quality- Refinement, smoothness and style of the horse. o Size- how well the horse fits the morn for the breed. Or literal size between breeds - Quarter Horse Evaluation o Balance- the proportionality of the animal o Muscling- evaluated in the Chest, forearm, shoulder, loin, hip, stifle and inner and outer gaskins o Structural Correctness- pg. 27--- Bow legged Cow hocked Sickle hocked Toe in Toe out Buck kneed
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Brandi Pustka 2 Calf kneed Knock kneed o Quality of Movement- associated with set of feet , legs, shoulder and hip The Trot- 2 beat gait - At age 5 horses have a full set of teeth. Also called “full mouthed” - Management Practices: o Feeding- horse’s energy needs increase as workload increases based on the table below - Frog is the soft, fleshy part at the back of the horse’s hoof that aids in blood circulation - Working with the Horse: o The curb- indirect pressure o The snaffle- direct pressure - Cantle is the part of the seat that goes up higher in the back - Length of gestation is 336 days SHEEP and GOATS - 90% of the mohair produced in the US is produced in Texas - Production Systems: o Extensive Management System- majority of sheep in Western US. Guard dogs. Southwestern range operations: Northwestern range operations o Intensive Management System- Farm Flock Operations Lamb Feedlot Industry Hair Production Meat Production Dairy Goat Industry California is the leading dairy goat state - Manage m e nt Practices:
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 Brandi Pustka  3 o Extensive Management- have their baby on the pasture without watching  o Intensive Management- have their baby in a barn and placed in “jugs” o Drenching/Spraying- removal of internal and external parasites o Age determined with teeth- full mouth is at 4 years old. -
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