Monthly variation in hog carcass traits

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dc.contributor.author Mintert, J.
dc.contributor.author Dritz, Steven S.
dc.contributor.author Schroeder, Ted C.
dc.contributor.author Hedges, S.
dc.date.accessioned 2010-03-10T22:30:15Z
dc.date.available 2010-03-10T22:30:15Z
dc.date.issued 2010-03-10T22:30:15Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/3112
dc.description.abstract Little research has been conducted regarding the impact that time of year when hogs are marketed has on various carcass traits. This study examined monthly variation in a variety of hog carcass traits based upon 1995 slaughter summaries provided by a midwestern hog marketing network. Results indicate that carcass traits did indeed vary throughout the 1995 calendar year. However, given that these monthly variations were observed only during one year, it remains to be seen whether they indicate a seasonal relationship that hog producers can expect to see year after year or specific factors operative only in 1995. Additional years of data will be collected to extend this study and validate the results. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Swine day, 1996 en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station contribution; no. 97-142-S en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Report of progress (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service); 772 en_US
dc.subject Swine en_US
dc.subject Carcass traits en_US
dc.subject Monthly variation in carcass traits en_US
dc.title Monthly variation in hog carcass traits en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 1996 en_US
dc.citation.epage 165 en_US
dc.citation.spage 162 en_US
dc.description.conference Swine Day, Manhattan, KS, November 21, 1996 en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid jmintert en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid dritz en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid tcs en_US


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