lab notes #2 - true composites have three or more pures...

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true composites have three or more pures. Swine Breeds *Yorkshire white, maternal nba – number born alive shire – upright ears most popular breed, most purebred registered *Duroc terminal, known for growth main thing is growth. excel in pork quality and IMF will add cover. disadvantages – don’t milk as heavy, not as many babies on the ground *Hampshires black with white belt. muscle and leanness have structure problems, is an issue in the current production scheme napole gene – find out what that helps with Berkshire 6 white points dual purpose – not bad either way they marble well, trade off is more sub q fat Berkshire gold program – means to help promote the breed and have an avenue to for marketing their product *Landrace maternal, floppy ears more on the ground on average than any other they are the leanest and most muscular breed, in relation to their numbers here. 4 th in numbers of registries will have an extra rib (pigs have 13 ribs normally) the industry is trying to lighten the ears (or make them just a little smaller) so they have don’t have the vision problems that they have now. Spots ears forward dual purpose breed boars are aggressive, high libido. This is one of the reasons that you would use a spots.
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Chester Whites maternal/dual rounder tops, similar to Durocs even with maternals and carcass Poland China floppy ears, similar to Berks not outstanding in anything not very popular Sheep – identification Rambouilet finer fibered fleece – smaller than human hair will have yellowish face rounded in hip and moderate face Marino can’t really see individual hairs – finer than rambuls Columbia more white to their face larger frame, squarer over the hip *research for quiz* Beefmaster Brown swiss Guernsey Ayreshire Rambouilet Polypay Montadale Cheviot Which breed of beef cattle originated in Scotland and is known for its’ black color and polled appearance? Angus o They are known for their carcass quality and maternal side. Which breed of dairy cattle produce the most total pounds of milk per year? Holstein
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o They will marble really well and is used mostly for hamburger once they are done being milked, they are the most consumed dairy breed because of that. Which breed of swine is the most common breed in production in the US today? Yorkshire This breed of sheep originated on an experiment station in France, and was perfected through selective breeding there. This breed is also found as range animals and is the most popular of the fine wool breeds Rambouilet this continental breed originated in Switzerland and can be termed a triple purpose breed (used for meat, milk and draft). It’s original colors are usually red and white spots with white on face and switch?
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course ANEQ 286 taught by Professor Kaysen during the Fall '07 term at Colorado State.

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lab notes #2 - true composites have three or more pures...

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