Beef Cattle Glossary

Beef Cattle May 09, 2012|Print

Abomasum

Abortion-beef cattle

Abscess-beef cattle

Absorption

Accessory organs

Accuracy (of selection)

Acid detergent fiber

Ad libitum

Adjusted Weaning Weight

Afterbirth

Agricultural Marketing Service

AI

Air dry

Allelomimetic behavior

Alliance

Alveolus

Amino acid-beef cattle

Amino acid, limiting

Amino acid, essential

Amnion

Ampulla

Anabolism

Anaplasmosis

Androgen

Anestrous-beef cattle

Anorexia nervosa

Antagonist

Antemortem

Anterior Pituitary

Anthelmintic-beef cattle

Antibiotics

Antibody

Antigen

Antiseptic

Antioxidants-beef cattle

Artery

Arteriosclerosis

Artificial insemination

Artificial vagina

As fed

Assimilation

ATP

Atherosclerosis

Atrophy

AU

AUM

Autopsy

Average daily gain (ADG)

Backgrounding

Bacterin

Balance, metabolic

Balanced ration

Bang's disease

Barren

Basal Metabolism

Beef Carcass Data Service

Beef Improvement Federation (BIF)

Beri-beri

Bioassay measurements

Biological value, protein

Biosecurity

Birth weight-beef cattle

Birth weight EPD

Blackleg

Blemish-beef cattle

Bloat

BLUP

Body condition score

Bog spavin

Bolus

Bone spavin

Bos Indicus

Bos Taurus

Bovine

Boxed beef

Brand

Bred

Breed Average (herd-mates)

Breed- beef cattle

Breech

Breeding value-beef cattle

Brisket disease

British breeds

Brockle-faced

Broken-mouth

BRSV (Bovine Respiratory Syncytial Virus)

Brucellosis-beef cattle

Bulbourethral (Cowper's) gland

Bull

Buller-Steer Syndrome

Bullock

Bunk breaking

Bunker silo

Bureau of Land Management

Bushel

Buttons

BVD (Bovine Virus Diarrhea)

By-product

Calf

Calf crop

Calf-feds

Calfhood Vaccination (Official Calfhood Vaccination)

Call option

Calve

Calving interval

Calving season

Capped hocks

Captive supply

Carcass Cutability

Carcass Evaluation

Carcass merit

Carcass weight

Carrier

Carrying capacity-beef cattle

Caruncle

Casein

Castrate

Catabolism

Cattalo

Cattle cycle

Cecum

Center for Veterinary Medicine

Central Testing Stations

Certified organic beef

Cervix

Cesarean section

Chemical score

Chemotherapeutics

Cholesterol

Chorion

Chronic(s)

Chute Randomization

Chyme

Chymotrypsin

CIDR

Class

Clitoris

Closed Herds

Clostridial disease

Coccidia

Coccidiosis

Coccidiostat

Cod

Colostrum-beef cattle

Commercial

Comparable Cows

Compensatory gain

Composite

Concentrate

Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation

Conception

Congenital

Continental breeds

Cooperative Extension Service

Correlation-beef cattle

Corpus luteum

Cost of gain

Cow

Cow-calf operation

Creep feeding

Crossbreeding

Crude fiber

Crude protein

Cryptochidism

Cud

Cull

Curb

Custom Feedyard

Cutability

Cwt

Cycling

Dam

Dark cutter

Days on feed

DIP

Dehorn

Delivery month

Deviation

Dewclaws

Dewlap

Dietary adjustment period

Digest

Digestible energy

Digestibility

Distillers grains

Dominant-beef cattle

Double Muscling

Downer

Drench

Dressing Percentage

Drop

Drop credit

Dry matter

Dwarfism

Dysentery

Dystocia-beef cattle

E. Coli

Economic Value

Edema

Ejaculation

Electronic Identification

Emaciation

Embryo transfer

Emulsifiers

Endocrine gland

Enzyme

Epididymis

Epiphysis

Equal Progeny Treatment

Eruction

Esophageal groove

Estrous-beef cattle

Estrus-beef cattle

Expected progeny difference

Fastiny

Fatty acids, essential

Feed additives

Feed adulterants

Feed conversion

Feed efficiency

Feed grain

Feed markup

Feeder

Feeder grades

Fertility

Fescue toxicity

Fetus-beef cattle

Finish-beef cattle

Fistula

Flehmen

Food and Drug Administration

Food Safety and Inspection Service

Footrot

Forage

Force-fed

Founder

Frame score

Frame size

Free choice

Freemartin

Futures contract

Generally regarded as safe

Generation interval-beef cattle

Genes

Genetic Correlation

Genome

Genotype

Gestation

Goiter

Gonad

Gossypol

Grade

Grass tetany

Green chop

Grid

Haemophilus somnus

Half-sib

Hand mating-beef cattle

Hay

Haylage

Heat synchronization

Heifer

Heiferette

Herd-beef cattle

Heredity

Heritability

Heritability Estimate

Hernia

Heterosis

Heterozygous

Hides

High moisture corn

Homeotherm

Homozygous

Hydrocephalus

Hypothalamus

Hypoxia

IBR (Infectious Bovine Rhinotracheitis)

Implantation

Immunity-beef cattle

Inbreeding-beef cattle

Incomplete Dominance

Independent culling level

Index-beef cattle

Infection

Ingest

Inheritance

Insemination-beef cattle

Integration

Intensity (of selection)

Intermediary metabolism

Intravenous

Intrinsic factor

In vitro

Involution

Ionophore

Ketosis

Kidney, pelvic and heart fat

Killed vaccine

Kosher meat

Kwashiorkor

Lactalbumin

Lactation-beef cattle

Lagoon-beef cattle

Land Grant University

Lean body mass

Legume

Leptospirosis (5-varieties)

Libido-beef cattle

Lice

Line breeding

Line crossing

Linear Measurements

Liver flukes

Longevity

Luteinizing hormone

Macroclimate

Macromineral

Maintenance

Malnutrition

Mammary gland

Marasmus

Marbling-beef cattle

Market class

Market grade

Masticate

Meat

Melengestrol acetate

Metabolic body size

Metabolic water

Metabolism

Metabolites

Metabolizable energy

Metritis

Microclimate

Micromineral

Milk EPD

Minimum culling level

Modified live vaccine

Monoparous

Morbidity-beef cattle

Mortality rate-beef cattle

Most Probable Producing Ability

Mouthed

Muzzle

Mycotoxins

National Sire Evaluation

Natural Resources Conservation Service

Near Infrared Reflectance Spectroscopy

Necropsy-beef cattle

Net energy

Net energy for maintenance

Net energy for production

Neutral detergent fiber

Nicking

Nitrogen-carbon balance

Non-point pollution

NPN

Number of Contemporaries

Nutrient-beef cattle

Nutrient/calorie ratio

Nutrient density

Nutrient management plan

Nutritional stress

Offal

Oilseeds

Omasum

Oocyte

Open

Outbreeding

Outcrossing-beef cattle

Ovary

Overeating disease

Overshot jaw

Ovulation

Ovum

PI3 (Parainfluenza virus)

Palpation

Parasite-beef cattle

Parity-beef cattle

Parrot mouth

Parturient paresis

Parturition-beef cattle

Pasture rotation

Pasteurella baemolytica

Paunch

Pay weight

Pedigree-beef cattle

Pellets

Pencil shrink

Penis

Performance Data

Performance Pedigree

Performance test

Phenotype

Phenotype Correlations

Pheromones

Pin bones

Pinkeye (Infectious Bovine Keratoconjunctivitis, or IBK)

Pinworms

Placenta

Pneumonia

Polled

Polyphagia

Positive controls

Possible Change Value

Postgastric fermentation

Postpartum

Postpartum interval

Pounds of Retail Cuts per Day of Age

Preconditioning

Precursor

Pregastric fermentation

Prenatal

Probe

Process verified program

Production testing

Progeny

Progeny Data

Progeny testing-beef cattle

Progesterone-beef cattle

Prolapse

Prostaglandins

Prostate

Protein

Protein efficiency ratio

Protein sparing action

Protein supplement

Prussic acid

Puberty

Purebred

Put option

Qualitative traits-beef cattle

Quantitative trait locus

Quality System Assessment Program

Quality

Quality grades

Quantitative Traits

Radio frequency identification

Railer

Random Mating

Range cubes

Rangeland

Rate of Genetic Improvement

Ration

Reach

Realized heritability

Realizer

Recessive gene

Reciprocal recurrent selection

Rectal prolapse

Recurrent selection

Red meat

Reference Sire

Registered

Regression

Regurgitate

Repeatablility

Reproduction-beef cattle

Retained placenta

Reticulum

Rhinitis

Rib-eye area

Rotavirus

Roughage

Rumen

Ruminant

Rumination

Scale-beef cattle

Scours-beef cattle

Screwworms

Scrotal circumference

Scrotum

Scurs

Selection

Selection Differential

Seminal vesicles

Seminiferous tubules

Settle

Shipping fever

Shrink

Sickle hocked

Sigmoid flexure

Silage

Silage bags

Silo

Soilage

Somatotropin

Specific combining ability

Standing heat

Stags

Starvation

Steam flaking

Steer

Sterility

Stifle

Stocker

Stomach worms

Structural soundness

Subcutaneous (SQ or subq)

Suckling gain

Superovulation

Supplement

Switch

Syndactyly

Synthesis

Tallow

Tandem selection

Tattoo

TDN

Teat

Terminal sire

Testicle

Testosterone

Tetanus

Thermoneutral zone

Thoroughpin

Total mixed ration

Toxicity

Transgenic animals

Tripe

Twist

Type

Udder

UIP

Ultrasonics

Ultrasound

Umbilical cord

Undegradable intake protein

United States Department of Agriculture

United States Forest Service

Upright silo

Urinary calculi

Uterus

Vaccination

Vaccine

Vagina

Variance

Variety meats

Vas deferens

Vasectomy

Veal

Vermifuge

Vibriosis

Vitamin

Vitamin precursors

Volatile fatty acids (VFA)

Vulva

Warble

Wattle

Weaning-beef cattle

Weaning weight EPD

Weanling

Weight per Day of Age

Weight Ratio

White muscle disease

Withdrawal time

Yardage

Yearling

Yearling weight EPD

Yield-beef cattle

Yield grades

Zone of thermoneutrality

Zoonotic Diseases

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