Beef empire carcass merit days index system

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dc.contributor.author Powell, T.H.
dc.contributor.author Laudert, S.D.
dc.contributor.author Lee, R.W.
dc.contributor.author Seibert, G.
dc.contributor.author Unruh, John A.
dc.contributor.author Dikeman, Michael E.
dc.date.accessioned 2010-10-14T18:01:31Z
dc.date.available 2010-10-14T18:01:31Z
dc.date.issued 2010-10-14T18:01:31Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/6347
dc.description.abstract Kansas State University, in cooperation with the Beef Empire Days committee, developed a new beef carcass index system for 1991, incorporating yield and quality traits as indicators of carcass merit. Development of the system considered current industry and consumer demands in a critical evaluation of final carcass ranking. The index starts from 100 points and applies positive and negative adjustments for hot carcass weight; ribeye area; adjusted 12th rib fat thickness; percent kidney, pelvic, and heart fat; and quality grade. The index was first used in 1991. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Cattlemen’s Day, 1992 en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station contribution; no. 92-407-S en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Report of progress (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service); 651 en_US
dc.subject Beef en_US
dc.subject Carcass en_US
dc.subject Index en_US
dc.subject Quality en_US
dc.subject Cutability en_US
dc.title Beef empire carcass merit days index system en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 1992 en_US
dc.citation.epage 146 en_US
dc.citation.spage 143 en_US
dc.description.conference Cattlemen's Day, 1992, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, March 6, 1992 en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid junruh en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid mdikeman en_US

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