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0 gton for the last 90 lbs of live weight gain

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Ractopamine fed at 9.0 g/ton for the last 90 lbs. of live weight gain increases % dissected lean from 51.8 to 57.5%; 10.45 lbs. more dissected lean.
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How much will pork processor payment systems pay for an extra 10.45 lbs. of lean? Depends . . . on accuracy of the equation and measurements used in the equation development; the accuracy of the measurements in the pork processing plants;
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