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Ch. 20 Beef (Test 3)

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push for chicken
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