Nr. 28

Livestock (N-28)

Husdyr

The requirements for the Livestock honor are as follows:

     

  1. Distinguish between the draft horse and the light horse.

     

  2. Identify from pictures or personal observation, and record the height, weight, color, and disposition of at least three of the following horses:
    1. Percheron
    2. Belgian
    3. Clydesdale
    4. Arabian
    5. Shetland

     

  3. List four physical characteristics of the mule.

     

  4. Identify from a picture or live the burro. Give its size, color, and usefulness.

     

  5. Identify from pictures or live animals four kinds of milk cattle and four kinds of beef cattle.

     

  6. Know the milk-producing qualities of the Jersey, Guernsey, and Holstein breeds.

     

  7. What is the difference between the Angora and milch goats? Give the distinguishing colors of at least three different breeds of goats, such as Saanen, Toggenburg, and Nubian.

     

  8. Identify from pictures or live sheep and note the size, markings, and general appearance of three breeds of sheep, such as Merino, Rambouillet, Shropshire, Hampshire, and Lincoln.
Skill Level 2