Performance and carcass characteristics of different cattle types

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dc.contributor.author Loveday, H.D.
dc.contributor.author Allen, Dell M.
dc.contributor.author Dikeman, Michael E.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-03-04T19:26:29Z
dc.date.available 2011-03-04T19:26:29Z
dc.date.issued 2011-03-04
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/7892
dc.description What's Ahead for Cattlemen? is known as Cattlemen’s Day, 1977 en
dc.description.abstract Different cattle types were evaluated for growth, feed efficiency, and carcass and meat traits. Hereford (H), Angus (A), Red Poll (RP), Brown Swiss (BS), Gelbvieh (G), Maine Anjou (MA) and Chianina sires were mated artificially to Angus and Hereford cows to obtain different crossbred (X) cattle types. Two calf crops were born in March, April, and May of 1973, and 1974, and weaned when 200 days old. All male calves (787) were castrated, fed out and slaughtered in a commercial plant. Carcasses were graded in the cooler and the right side was transported to KSU for detailed cutout and meat quality evaluations. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Report of progress (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station); 291 en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Cattlemen’s Day, 1977 en_US
dc.subject Beef en_US
dc.subject Performance en_US
dc.subject Carcass characteristics en_US
dc.subject Cattle breeds en_US
dc.title Performance and carcass characteristics of different cattle types en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 1977 en_US
dc.citation.epage 104 en_US
dc.citation.spage 91 en_US
dc.description.conference Cattlemen's Day, 1977, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, March 4, 1977 en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid mdikeman en_US


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