Target slaughter weights: Are your beef cattle fat enough when they go to market?

Grass Fed Solutions - Julius Ruechel

Type: Webpage
Knowledge level: Introductory

Farm Table says:

This article looks at target slaughter weights, its an easy to interpret guide on calculating target weights in beef cattle.

This article introduces common methods used in assessing beef cattle in terms of frame scoring; fat scoring and knowing when the right time is to send your cattle to market.

Key points were:

1) Tips on frame scoring

2) Tips on fat scoring

3) Target slaughter weight guide

4) Conversion method for age, size and frame score

5) Commonly asked questions

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