Oswestry Show

Posted by LindaStenner on August 6, 2018

Oswestry Show

August 06, 2018 at 2:38 PM

A good day was had at the Oswestry Show, the lovely weather brought many people out.  A lot of people took up the offer of entering our free quiz ‘Test your farming knowledge’.

The questions (with answers) were:- 

Question

Answer

1.

How many potatoes in the wheelbarrow?

299

2.

In a year how many light weight jumpers can one sheep produce enough wool for?

4

3.

How many loaves would you get from an acre of wheat? (assume a loaf of about 700g and 3 tonnes per acre for milling wheat)

11,000

4.

On average how many gallons of water does a dairy cow drink a day?

30 to 50

5.

On average how many times does a cow stand up and sit down in a day?

14

6.

Identify the seeds in the bags

A – Barley

B – Fertilizer

C – Straw

D – Oats

E – Fodder Beat

 

7.

How many thousands of miles of flight does it take for a Bee Hive to make 1 Pound of Honey?

55,000

8.

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

Holstein

9.

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

Tractor Vaporization Oil

10.

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

Leaching

 

WINNERS:-

 

1st Prize (bottle of Champagne)            -           Mr & Mrs Preece

2nd Prize (bottle of Gin)                         -           Mr D Matheson

3rd Prize (box of Chocolates)                -           Mr M Williams

 

Congratulations to all and thank you everyone for entering.

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