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  • Select a definition that best fits the following terms:
  • 1. Which of the following is not a "type" of dairy operation?



  • 2. Holstein


  • 3. Freestall


  • 4. What is the definition of 'Pasteurization' ?


  • 5. Guernsey


  • 6. Dry Cow


  • 7. Which dairy breed produces milk with the highest fat and protein content?


  • 8. Estrus


  • 9. At what age (approximately) does a heifer deliver a calf for the first time?


  • 10. What are common materials used for bedding dairy cows?


  • 11. Standard plate count


  • 12. Total mixed ration


  • 13. Flush system


  • 14. Rumen


  • 15. Parallel parlor


  • 16. What is the legal limit for somatic cells in cow milk in the United States?


  • 17. At what age is a calf typically "weaned" from milk or milk replacer?


  • 18. What is the appropriate way to clean teats prior to milking?


  • 19. What is a heifer?