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F/G:
Feed per Growth
•Lower # is better
Collagen:
protein matrix; most abundant protein in animals
Muscle is mostly:
water
As a young animal growth is mostly ____ and ____(____)which equals ____ gain
bone; muscle(water); cheap
How do places like KFC buy their chicken? sell it? What does this mean?
by the lb; by the peice; they buy at a younger age
Phase order of animal growth curve:
neonatal, juvenile, adolescent, young, adult, old
Types of organ/ tissue:
Which develop first?
Demand tissue (bone, skeletal muscle, hair, feathers) Supply tissue (Intestinal Track, lung, heart); supply develop first
Chicks are killed during the ____ phase
juvenile
1st part of juvenile phase:
Cornish game hen(specialty market): has 1/10 of genetics
2nd part of juvenile phase:
Fast food, cut-up, portion track pack (36-42 days)
3rd part of juvenile phase:
Furthur processing (63 days) “breast”
Leg quarters in the US broiler industry are considered a ____________.
“waste” product
During the 1970’s genetic selection pressure for growth resulted in ____________.
poorly feathered birds
During 1980’s and 90’s drums and thighs were traded for breast meat and ______________ which led to ________________.
leg problems developed; breast blisters developed
What to do about stressors?
Put the bird in a situation that minimizes the number of stressors and the intensity of each one