Ch. 20 Beef (Test 3)

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why demand for beef dropped

1976

cattle price crash

breeds revolution

where continental breeds were brought in

1880

cattle drives (date)

1965

breeds revolution (date)

1970

feedlot industry begins (date)

1965-1975

peak numbers (date)

1976-1995

decrease in demand (date)

food safety, BSE, hormone, organic, GvG, imports

consumer concerns for beef (6)

knife cuts

only chance of ecoli in steak is where the ______ _____

inside is sterile

why can you eat a steak rare?

1

cow/calf order

2

stocker order

3

feedlot order

seedstock

purebreds for breeding

cow calf

based on forages

550

cow calf sold at _____ pounds on average

7

___ months on average

spring fall

calve either in ______ or ______

bulls AI

cow calf use _____ instead of _____

none

how many animals does feedlot actually own?

panhandle, SW Kansas, E Nebraska, Colorado, corn belt

where feedlots are (5)

quality, yield, dressing percentage

factors influencing value

TMR

What is fed in a feedlot

bunk reader

person who checks feed, tells trucks to refill

pen rider

person who checks if cows are sick

wind, dust, temp fluctuation

three factors that affect cattle's feed intake

90

___% of TMR is corn

prime

best steak

choice

second best steak

holstein

80% of meat that hits prime is _________ breed

2

___% of feedlot cows produce prime

seedstock

basically a specialized cow calf

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