Better Farming Series 13: Keeping Chickens/9

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Better Farming Series 13 - Keeping Chickens[edit | edit source]

(FAO - INADES, 1977, 48 p.)

Suggested question paper[edit | edit source]

UNDERLINE THE RIGHT ANSWER

The hen has teeth

Yes or No

A cock is needed for producing eggs for eating

Yes or No

The hen drinks a lot

Yes or No

Hens of improved breeds remain small and make bad use of their food

Yes or No

FILL IN THE MISSING WORDS

Raising .........................is a way of building up .........................of food and money.
Lack of .........................and food, and diseases kill many
Feeding .........................is very important and.........................
Oil cake contains plenty of.........................

ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS

Describe the cock distribution scheme.
What are its advantages?
Name two improved breeds of poultry.
What are the main qualities of hens of improved breeds?
What is a hardy hen?
Why must poultry be well fed?
What is an animal husbandry centre for?
Have you already visited an animal husbandry centre?
What animals are found there?
What energy foods do people give to hens where you live?
What body- building foods do you know?
How do you prevent poultry from being ill?
What must you do to keep chickens?
Draw a hen's egg. Show the different parts.