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Determination of Carcass and Live Body Weight Finishing Cattle from Front Body Weights Taken at a Scale—Electronic Identification Equipped Water Fountain

Authors
  • Garland Dahlke (Iowa State University)
  • Daryl R. Strohbehn (Iowa State University)
  • W. Darrell Busby (Iowa State University)
  • Dallas L. Maxwell (Iowa State University)

Abstract

Utilizing a platform scale capable of weighing the ”front end” of feedlot cattle coupled with an electronic identification system provided a means by which both live and carcass weights of growing cattle can be monitored daily without disturbing normal routines for both cattle and the farm labor force.

Keywords: ASL R2401

How to Cite:

Dahlke, G., Strohbehn, D. R., Busby, W. D. & Maxwell, D. L., (2009) “Determination of Carcass and Live Body Weight Finishing Cattle from Front Body Weights Taken at a Scale—Electronic Identification Equipped Water Fountain”, Iowa State University Animal Industry Report 6(1). doi: https://doi.org/10.31274/ans_air-180814-417

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Published on
01 Jan 2009
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