Welcome. Show Steer Selection. Darrell Rothlisberger Rich County Extension Agent. Parts of the Steer. Wholesale Cuts of Beef. Round. Highest Value $ $ $ $ $ $. Loin. Rib. Rump. Wholesale Cuts of Beef. Neck. Lower Value. Chuck. Flank. Plate. Brisket. Shank. Selection Criteria.
Rich County Extension Agent
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Needs to gain 77 pounds in a month (30 days).
That’s 2.5 pounds per day.
2.5 x 6 = 15 pounds.
He needs to eat 15 pounds of feed per day to gain 2.5 pounds.
15 pounds x 30 days = 450 lbs of feed per month.
450 x 9 months = 4050 pounds of feed.How Much Will He Eat?
This is an average over the feeding period. And does not include hay intake.
Five Indicators of Muscle
Your calf should be balanced on both ends
Legs should hit the ground straight
Point straight ahead
Feet should be big and rugged
Slope to pasterns
Give intramuscular and subcutaneous injections in the neck
Good Luck And Have A Great Year!