Carcass evaluation procedures compared


Show simple item record Kropf, Donald H. Bergkamp, J.L. Berroth, J.N. 2010-05-07T21:46:00Z 2010-05-07T21:46:00Z 2010-05-07T21:46:00Z
dc.description Swine Industry Day 1969 is known as Swine Day, 1969 en
dc.description.abstract This study compared various methods of evaluating carcasses. Data from 57 barrows on feeding trials for a barrow contest at the 1968 Kansas State Fair in Hutchinson were used.The barrows went on test weighing approximately 50 pounds each and were taken off feed individually at 200- 220 pounds, held off feed over night and slaughtered at the Kansas State University Meats Laboratory. Live weight was determined immediately before slaughter and carcass weight, after a 24-hour chill. Cutting time ranged from 24 to 120 hours post-mortem. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Swine day, 1969 en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Report of progress (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service); 151 en_US
dc.subject Swine en_US
dc.subject Barrows en_US
dc.subject Carcass en_US
dc.title Carcass evaluation procedures compared en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US 1969 en_US
dc.citation.epage 34 en_US
dc.citation.spage 28 en_US
dc.description.conference Swine Day, Manhattan, KS, September 25, 1969 en_US

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