LC Agricultural Science - Beef Production

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Flashcards on LC Agricultural Science - Beef Production, created by hnaznl on 11/25/2014.

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CONFORMATION - shape of the animal -distribution of muscle - parts of the body that have the highest value (back and hindquarters)
CARCASE - Part of the animal - Butcher can sell
KILL OUT RATE - % of the animal - can be sold as meat - Divide (carcase weight) by (weight of liveweight)
CHARACTERISTICS OF GOOD BEEF ANIMAL 1. Good Conformation 2. Well developed and fleshed 3. Fast growth rate 4. Good Quality Carcase 5. Easy to calf
PAYMENTS - weight of carcase - grade on EUROP
EUROP CLASSIFICATION SCHEME - graded based on conformation and fatness - E to P : E (best conformation) & P (worst conformation) - Fatness ranging 1.5 - 1 (very lean) & 5 (very fat)
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