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How many Yorkshires Pigs were registered with the American Yorkshire Club from 1957 to 1972?

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around 100,000
around 400,000
around 300,000
around 500,000


There was a spike right around 1940, and from 1957 to 1972, around 500,000 Yorkshires were registered with the American Yorkshire Club, compared to 200,000 during the initial 64 years.

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What is the popular name of Yorkshire Pig ?

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English Large White pig
English Small White pig
English Large Black pig
English Small Black pig


The American Yorkshire, a breed of domestic pig, is the American version of the Yorkshire pig (now usually known as the English Large White pig).

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Berkshire Pigs are a rare breed of pig originating from the English county of Berkshire (a county in ________ England).

Southern
Eastern
Western
Northern


Berkshire pigs are a rare breed of pig originating from the English county of Berkshire (a county in southern England).

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In the United States, the American Berkshire Association, established in 1875, gives _______ only to pigs.

Milk
Green food
Chicken
Pedigrees


In the United States, the American Berkshire Association, established in 1875, gives pedigrees only to pigs directly imported from established English herds or to those tracing directly back to such imported animals.

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The Chester White Pig is the most durable of the white breeds; it can gain as much as _______ pounds a day.

1.16
1.36
1.56
1.96


The Chester White is the most durable of the white breeds; it can gain as much as 1.36 pounds (0.62 kg) a day and gain 1 pound (0.45 kg) for every 3 pounds (1.4 kg) of grain it is fed.

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A typical pig has a large head with a long _____ which is strengthened by a special prenasal bone and by a disk of cartilage at the tip.

Tongue
Nose
Ear
Snout


A typical pig has a large head with a long snout which is strengthened by a special prenasal bone and by a disk of cartilage at the tip. The snout is used to dig into the soil to find food and is a very acute sense organ.

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What is the name of female pig ?

Boar
Sow
Piglet
Pigion


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Domesticated pigs are commonly raised as livestock by farmers for meat (generally called pork, hams, gammon or bacon), as well as for ________.

Milk
Bones
Teeth
Leather


Domesticated pigs are commonly raised as livestock by farmers for meat (generally called pork, hams, gammon or bacon), as well as for leather. Their bristly hairs are also used for brushes.

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What is the average weight of the pig?

50 to 100 kg
50 to 200 kg
50 to 350 kg
50 to 550 kg


Their head and body length ranges from 0.9 to 1.8 m (35 to 71 in) and they can weigh between 50 and 350 kg (110 and 770 lb).

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How many living species of Pigs are there in the world now ?

10
100
1000
10000


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