How much meat from a steer?

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dc.contributor.author Mackintosh, D.L.
dc.contributor.author Henrickson, R.W.
dc.contributor.author Watt, D.B.
dc.date.accessioned 2012-01-25T15:49:17Z
dc.date.available 2012-01-25T15:49:17Z
dc.date.issued 2012-01-25
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/13394
dc.description.abstract How much meat should I have in my locker from a 1000 pound steer? This is the type of question that is asked most frequently by locker patrons. Many people, now using frozen food lockers have little conception of how much meat, the number of pieces, or the type of cuts that they should expect from one carcass. Neither do they realize what happens to a large part of a steer before reaching the locker. Actually a 1000 pound steer will yield approximately 180 pounds of steaks of varied kinds, 180 pounds of roast and pot roasts, and 90 pounds of stew and ground meat making a total of 450 pounds of table meat which is 45 percent of the live weight of the animal. A comparable shrinkage occurs when a hog or a lamb is butchered. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf 1948-1949 Progress Reports en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Circular (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station): 250 en_US
dc.subject Meat en_US
dc.subject Meat locker en_US
dc.subject Carcass en_US
dc.title How much meat from a steer? en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 1949 en_US
dc.citation.epage 59 en_US
dc.citation.spage 57 en_US
dc.description.conference 36th Annual Livestock Feeders’ Day. Kansas State College, Manhattan, KS, May 7, 1949 en_US

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