Beef and Pork Meat Cuts
Beef Meat Cuts
o Quality grade is determined by:
the class or kind of animal ex. Steer, heifer, cow, bull, etc
o Age or maturity
o Marbling of the Carcass
o Prime grade
is produced from young, well-fed bee
Components of Animal Science
o Raising animals for food and other uses
o How animals are produced has changed.
o Livestock are raised on farms or ranches and often on a large scale.
o Other animals may be raised in homes, aquaria, pens,
Economic Importance for NC
Economic Importance NCDA Stats
o Income from livestock, poultry, and their products is about twice that
from all crops in North Carolina.
$1.5 billion per year
$1 billion per year
$ billion per year
The importance of livestock products
o Animals provide many food that people enjoy!
o These foods are high in nutrients and help us live healthy lives.
o Without good food, people are not healthy and do not
Methods to Marketing
Factors for Marketing in Agriculture
o Demand for the product to be produced
o Supply of the product already available
o Types and availability of markets in the area
o Competition from similar products
o Buying power of intended cons
National FFA Organization
Officers and Committees
Program of Activities
Career Development Events
o Ceremonies and Traditions
Poultry Carcass Selection and Evaluation
o Conformations- ideal is normal breastbone, back, legs, and wings
Ideal body shape
o Fleshing-well fleshed or muscle is ideal
o Fat covering-well covered is ideal
o Exposed flesh-none is ideal to g
Parts of a Speech
Presented first in the speech
Used to catch the attention of the audience
Usually relatively short
Should not be written first
The longest and main part of the speech presented after the
Animal Digestion and Nutrition
o Animals with complex digestive systems
o Capable of digesting material with a high fiber concentration
o Uses microbial fermentation
Parts and Functions
Bites and chews
Animal Science I: What is animal science?
o The oldest and most important of all sciences.
o Without a sound basis of agricultural knowledge humans would be
struggling to find enough food, shelter, and clothing to survive.
o From the earliest