Breeding and Genetics

Ribeye Area Trends in Yearling Angus Bulls

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Ultrasound carcass data from yearling Angus bulls were analyzed to determine trends in ribeye area. Bulls with a heavier scan weight had larger ribeyes. Also, bulls with an increased amount of 12-13th rib fat had larger ribeyes. The most efficient bulls with the largest ribeyes had the greatest amount of external rib fat.

Keywords: ASL R1715

How to Cite: Minick, J. A. , Wilson, D. E. & Rouse, G. H. (2001) “Ribeye Area Trends in Yearling Angus Bulls”, Iowa State University Animal Industry Report. 1(1).