Type
Crossword
Description

How many stomachs does a cow have? one
When a cow gives birth to a calf, it is called what? freshens
Cows eat about 100 pounds of this every day. food
Cows spend 8 hours chewing their what every day? cud
Cows have this done 2 to 3 times a day. milked
Farmers measure milk in what increments? pounds
What breed of cow makes up the most dairy cows in America? Holstein
Cows cannot do this. sweat
Some cows wear this to track how much milk they give. pedometer
Cows drink 30 to 50 gallons of water a day which equals a full what? bathtub

Dairy Industry Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Lactating
Abomasum
Artificial Insemination
Parturition
Ayrshire
Brown Swiss
Bulk Tank
Butter Fat
Calf
Cow
Cud
Dairy Breeds
Displaced Abomasum
Free Stalls
Guernsey
Heat
Heifer
Holstein
Jersey
Ketosis
Mastitis
Metritis
Milk Fever
Milk Production
Milking Shorthorn
Milking Unit
Omasum
Parlor
Prolapsed Uterus
Regurgitate
Remastication
Retained Placenta
Reticulum
Robotic
Rumen
Stanchion
Teat
Tie Stalls
Udder

Cattle Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

mature male bull
mature female cow
young female heifer
casterated male steer
newborn cattle calf
group of cattle herd
scientific name for cattle bovine
calm, quiet, tame docile
calf meat veal
the time when a cow is pregnant gestation
the process of giving birth parturition
the first drink of nutrient rich milk colostrum
infection of the cows udder mastitis
gradually taking a calf away from its mother weaning
hay, grain, or anything cut for fresh animal feed roughage
animal sent away to be slaughtered cull
where steers are sent lastly to be fattened up before processing feedlot
breed of cattle from the king ranch santagertrudis
breed of cow that is made from angus and brahman brangus
most popular breed of beef cattle in the US angus
breed of cow that produces the most milk holstein
breed of cow with the highest milkfat percentage jersey
a rancher who produces cows and baby calves that will eventually be processed for meat cowcalfproducer

Dairy Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Name the dairy breed with the highest milk yield? Holstein Friesian
Name a cow with high butter fat and protein content but an average yield (Kg) Jersey
At what age will a cow reach puberty? (In Years) One
what is the length of the oestrous cycle? (in months) Nine and a half
How long is the 'dry period'? Two months
How many times will you milk a cow, per day, in the drying off period? Once
What is the ideal milking interval? (hours) twelve
What does SNF stand for? Solids not fats
Servicing not natural. (Initials only) Ai
As much food as they want, when they want. Ad lib
Bacterial disease of the udder Mastitis
How many chambers in a cows stomach? Four
The first milk produced by the cow? Colostrum
When not receiving whole milk the calf is given? Milk replacer
Poor milk yield, disease, infertility, damage to udders are all reasons for a... Replacement Heifer
The month when 'first housing' occurs? November
The term when a cow can be used for beef and dairy. Dual purpose

Dairy Terminology and Anatomy Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

9 months and 2 weeks Gestation
Mature female bovine that has had a calf Cow
A cow that is not lactating Dry Cow
When a female is receptive to male to be bred Estrus
Just above the brisket Dewlap
__________ udder attachment Fore
First milk produced Colostrum
Female bovine yet to calve Heifer
Dairy cattle have 4 ______ teats
Animal with a four compartment stomach Ruminant
Mature male bovine Bull
Just below the knee Pastern
_______ udder attachment rear
Giving birth is known as Parturition
Shoulder _________ Blade
___________ of shoulder Point
Cow that has had calf and is lactating Fresh cow
Sire and dam are of the same breed Purebred
Almost always removed for safety reasons Horns
Mammary _______ veins

Dairy Cattle Terminology Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Mature Uncasturated Male Bull
Mature female who has had a calf Cow
Female that hasn't had a calf yet Heifer
male or female dairy animal under a year old calf
casturated male steer
Time in which a cow is giving milk Lactation
Register line of ancestry Pedigree
Cow between lactation Dry cow
Biological subfamily Bovinae, dairy cattle scientific name Bovine
The first milk given to calves 24 hours after birth that contains fat, protein and immunity elements Colostrum
partially digested food that is regurgitated from the first compartment of the cow’s stomach into the mouth to be chewed again Cud
Any hooved animal that digests its food by first eating the raw material and then regurgitating a semi-digested form known as cud Ruminent

Animal Science Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Most important feeding item(nutrient) water
latin name for sheep ovine
female sex hormone estrogen
producing milf after a calf is born freshening
70% of calcium in U.S. foods comes from this dairy
a common milk product yogurt
male sex hormone testosterone
latin name for horse equine
castrated male horse gelding
ewe female with lambs
intact male ram
neutered male steer
4 compartmental stomach Ruminant system
foundation for feed (cattle) forage
young female and male in poulty pullet
castrated male in poultry capon
female before calving heifer
newborn pig piglet
male pig that has been casturated barrow
giving birth(swine) farrowing
used to identify each animal and the litter it's from ear notches
meat from swine pork
male swine boar
intact male billy/buck
young female goat doeling
mature male (+4 years) stallion

Celebrate Dairy Month with this Fun Word Find! Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

chocolate milk
breeds
family
farm
holstein
june
cheese
jersey
cow
yogurt
ice cream
milk
dairy

Breeds of cattle Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Can be red or black Angus
A breed of dairy cattle Holstein
A type of cow that has short horns Short Horn
Primarily raised for beef cattle Hereford
Can be raised for meat but can be crossed with angus and hereford Charolais
A cow that has long horns Longhorn
A small bread of dairy cattle Jersey
Scottish cattle Bread Highland
Highley muscled cattle breed Limousin
one of the world longest established beef cattle Galloway
Beef that was developed in the Caribbean Island Senepol
Tropical beef cattle developed in southern Texas on king ranch Santa Gertrudis
North American dairy cattle Brown Swiss
Hardy and popular beef cattle Brangus
Dual purpose Breed of cattle developed in England Red Poll
versatile breed of cattle originating in the valley of the Simme River Simmental

Dairy Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Produced by cows milk
A person who owns or manages a farm farmer
The part of the cow where the milk comes from udders
The sound the cows make moo
Most common breed of dairy cow holstein
The secretion of milk by the mammary glands lactation
Milk mixed with cacao syrup to create a flavour chocolate
Milk mixed with a certain fruit to create a flavour strawberry
A food made from the pressed curds of milk cheese
A semi-solid sourish food prepared from milk fermented by added bacteria yoghurt
Average age of dairy cow twenty five years
Amount of stomachs a cow has four

Livestock Digestive Systems Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

This ruminant stomach compartment collects hardware. reticulum
Chewing is an example of ______________ digestion. mechanical
Pigs and dogs are examples of ______________ animals meaning they have one stomach and one stomach compartment. monogastric
A ruminant animal has ________ stomach compartments. four
The duodenum, jejunum, and ileum and parts of the ____________________. small intestine
The "true stomach" of the ruminant animal is _______________. abomasum
Digestion of grain in a young calf produces ____________ acid, a VFA. butyric
The _________ allows milk to bypass the rumen and go directly to the abomasum. esophageal groove
The process of crushing and grinding food with the teeth is known as ___________. mastication
Eructation by a ruminant animal removes gas from the stomach preventing this digestive problem: _________. bloat
Sheep, goats and ______________ are examples of ruminants. cattle
The function of ____________ , a portion of the large intestine, is primarily to absorb water. colon
The ________________________ moves food from the mouth to the stomach. esophagus