Lee ANS 201 HW2.docx - ANS 201 Animal Products Homework Assignment 2 FS 2017 Due Date By 11:59PM Wednesday November 8 2017 Shanna Lee A50353613 1 If you

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ANS 201 Animal Products Homework Assignment 2 – FS 2017 Due Date: By 11:59PM, Wednesday, November 8, 2017 Shanna Lee A50353613 1.If you had a lamb carcass with the following carcass characteristics, what would the yield grade for the carcass be (show your work or explain your answer) (1 point): a. Hot carcass weight of 75lbs b. 10 th rib back-fat thickness of 0.35 inches .35x10=3.5 3.5+.4=3.9 Yield Grade=3 c. Rib Eye Area of 6 in 2 d. Estimated KPH fat of 3.5% Total Carcass Yield grade=2 2.If you had a beef carcass with the following carcass characteristics, what would the yield grade or the carcass be (show your work or explain your answer) (1 point): a. Hot carcass weight 675 pounds 600=0; for every additional 25lbs add .1 600=0, 75/25=3 Yield Grade=.3 b. 12 th rib fat thickness: 0.20 inches 2 for zero fat thickness +.5 for every additional .2 units=2.5 Yield Grade=2.5 c. Rib Eye Area: 13.1in 2 11=0, for every additional .3 units= -.1 units 13.1-11=2.1/2=.7 Yield Grade=-.7 d. Estimated KPY of 3.0% 3.5%=0 for every decrease of .5% subtract -.1 units Yield Grade=. -1 Total carcass yield grade: 2
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