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Question: What is a Gloucestershire Old Spot?

Answer: A Breed of Pig 

Question: Which breed of cow is the biggest producer of milk in the UK?

Answer: Holstein 

Question: What name is used to describe a chicken that is bred entirely for its meat?

Answer: A Broiler

Question: Which breed of sheep is usually found in the English Lake District?

Answer: Herdwick 

Question: What was the first breed of animal known to have been domesticated as a source of food?

Answer: Sheep 

Question: In the 1950’s and 1960’s many farm tractors ran on a fuel that was known as TVO.  What does TVO stand for??

Answer: Tractor Vaporization Oil  TVO, as a fuel, is similar to paraffin. 

Question: What name is given to the type of animal, common amongst farm animals, that have four stomachs?

Answer: Ruminants 

Question: What colour is the face of a Suffolk Sheep?

Answer: Black

Question: What is the underside of a horse’s hoof called?

Answer: The Frog

Question: In farming, what is the name of the process where there is a loss of water-soluble plant nutrients from the soil?

Answer: Leaching 

Question: Which country is the world’s biggest producer of wheat?

Answer: China 

Question: How many acres are there in a hectare?

Answer: The simple answer is 2½acres; the precise answer is 2.47105 acres 

Question: On average, how many grains of wheat are there in a ton (or tonne)?

Answer: Around 20 million 

Question: What is the name of the process of pulling a deep tine through the ground to remove compaction?

Answer: Subsoiling 

Question: Which of the following is hay, straw or silage?

  1. Grass stored in airtight conditions for winter feed.
  2. Naturally dried grass, baled and fed to livestock.
  3. Dried stalks of grain used as fodder & bedding.

Answers: Each answer is either Hay, Straw or Silage.

  1. Silage
  2. Hay
  3. Straw

Question: In fertiliser, what does N P K stand for?

Answer: Nitrogen, Phosphate, Potash. 

Question: Grass Staggers in Cattle and Sheep is caused by a deficiency of which mineral?

Answer: Magnesium