Carcass Weight

Beef Cattle May 22, 2012|Print

Carcass Weight- The weight of an animal after slaughter and removal of most internal organs, head, and hide. On average, for feedlot steers and heifers, a beef carcass is about 63% of the weight of the live animal. For cull cow and bulls, the dressing percentage is lower.

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