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ANSC day 8 Consumer - Purchases leaner meat o Affects Breeding, Bulls, Feeding, and trimming of meat. Beef cattle performance traits Trait Value Age at puberty 10-15 mo Calving interval 12 mo Calf crop 90% Birth Weight Ave. 80lb (60-100) Weaning wt./age 400-500lbs 6-9 mo Standardized age of weaning 205 days Marketing wt./age 1000-1200lb 18-21 mo.(stocker) 12-15(feedlot) Average daily gain (ADG) Stocker 1.3-2.0 lb, high roughage Feedlot 2.5-3.0 lb, high grain Feed to gain ratio (F/G) Stocker 9-12, High roughage Feedlot 6-8 lb, High grain Dressing Percentage 60-62 % (carcass/live weight) Alabama 2006 Beef Industry - Predominantly cow calf o Forage based year round grazing - Rank 16 th nationally 717,00 head o Cullman, Dekalb, Montgomery - 23,000 herds (9 th ) ~ 30 cows per herd - Cash Receipts $469 Million - No major slaughter factories today - Con- Agra facility in Montgomery o 3 million beef patties per day
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Chapter 32 SHEEP Item Term Species Sheep Latin Adjective Ovine Group
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