W8 HW Livestock Products F08

W8 HW Livestock Products F08 - W8: Animal Products Homework...

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W8: Animal Products Homework # ___________ AnS 101 Name: ________________ 1. By completing the following table, one gains a good perspective on the value of animal derived food in the human diet. The table is “self-leading” meaning that a number leads to the next within the column. Average Value Concept Definition Beef Chicken Sheep Swine Live Weight The weight of a full grown, ready-to-harvest “market” animal. 1200 pounds 5 pounds 120 pounds 250 pounds Dressing Percent The % of carcass weight to live weight. 61% 80% 55% 74% Carcass Weight The weight after slaughter, removing internal organs, head, hide (except swine) and limb ends. 732 pounds 4 pounds 66 pounds 185 pounds Retail Yield The % of carcass weight that is yielded in edible, trimmed product, uncooked. 75% 75% 75% 75% US Annual Per Capita Consumptio n The average amount (boneless, trimmed, uncooked) consumed by US citizens per year. 60
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This note was uploaded on 03/28/2012 for the course AG 101 taught by Professor All during the Fall '08 term at Iowa State.

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W8 HW Livestock Products F08 - W8: Animal Products Homework...

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