KSU lean value marketing program

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dc.contributor.author Keeler, G.L.
dc.contributor.author Tokach, Michael D.
dc.contributor.author Nelssen, Jim L.
dc.contributor.author Goodband, Robert D.
dc.contributor.author Dritz, Steven S.
dc.date.accessioned 2010-02-11T22:36:44Z
dc.date.available 2010-02-11T22:36:44Z
dc.date.issued 2010-02-11T22:36:44Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/2557
dc.description.abstract The KSU Lean Value Marketing Program was developed to assist producers in understanding the quality of their market hogs by marketing on a wholesale cut basis. The program also allowed analysis of the current marketing practices of the producer in relation to sort loss. Producers lost an average of $1.08 (0 to $4.95) per head from sort loss by not marketing pigs in the proper weight range. Wholesale cuts for the 34 farms indicated that percent loins, hams, and spareribs represented the greatest portion of carcass value, whereas percent pork fat and bellies most accurately predicted the farms with low value carcasses. Backfat measurements and wholesale cut marketing indicated a large variation in genetic quality of pigs on swine farms in Kansas. The KSU Lean Value Program provides producers with important insights concerning their marketing practices and the genetic quality of pigs that they are currently producing. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Swine day, 1992 en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station contribution; no. 93-142-S en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Report of progress (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service); 667 en_US
dc.subject Swine en_US
dc.subject Marketing en_US
dc.subject G-F en_US
dc.title KSU lean value marketing program en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 1992 en_US
dc.citation.epage 116 en_US
dc.citation.spage 110 en_US
dc.description.conference Swine Day, Manhattan, KS, November 19, 1992 en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid mtokach en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid jnelssen en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid goodband en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid dritz en_US

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