Exam 3 Fall 2011

Exam 3 Fall 2011 - AnS 225 Exam 3 Name 1 List three...

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1 AnS 225 – Exam 3 December 12, 2011 Name _______________________________ 1. List three advantages that the state of Iowa has which have contributed to approximately 25-30% of the pigs in the U.S. being finished in Iowa. (6 points) 2. List and discuss factors you would consider in deciding whether you should purchase your replacement females from an outside supplier or raise your own in a closed herd system. (8 points)
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2 3. List three factors that will help to determine the total carcass value (revenue received) for a group of pigs. (6 points) 4. You have recently been hired by a large pork production system as Director of Marketing. Discuss how you would go about choosing a packer(s) to whom you would market the pigs from the system. Include the decision-making process you would use and the factors that you would consider. (8 points)
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3 5. What is the single most important reason why segregated early weaning (SEW) protocols were initially developed the pork industry? Discuss the “best case scenario”
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This note was uploaded on 02/14/2012 for the course ANS 225 taught by Professor Baas during the Spring '08 term at Iowa State.

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