Relationship among live and carcass characteristics of slaughter steers.

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dc.contributor.author Weseli, J.D.
dc.contributor.author Good, D.L.
dc.contributor.author Holland, L.A.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-10-14T20:21:23Z
dc.date.available 2011-10-14T20:21:23Z
dc.date.issued 2011-10-14
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/12397
dc.description.abstract One of the major tools needed for a more accurate live animal evaluation is an objective method of det.ermining the amount of muscle in a beef steer. We can come close to estimating dressing percentage and grade but these factors are not good indicators of the amount of red meat or "edible portion" that is in the carcass. Many prime cattle have less utility or true value than choice cattle because of excess fat and/or lack of muscle. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf 1957-58 Progress Reports en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Circular (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station): 358 en_US
dc.subject Beef en_US
dc.subject Live characteristics en_US
dc.subject Carcass characteristics en_US
dc.title Relationship among live and carcass characteristics of slaughter steers. en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 1958 en_US
dc.citation.epage 62 en_US
dc.citation.spage 55 en_US
dc.description.conference 45th Annual Livestock Feeders’ Day. Kansas State College of Agriculture and Applied Science, Manhattan, KS, May 2-3, 1958 en_US


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