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market hogs
(barrows and gilts)
1. desirable market weight (230-280 lbs)
2. leanness (lack of excess fat, increased % muscle)
3. muscling
4. growth rate
5. skeletal design and soundness (topline, hip, shoulder, feet, legs)
breeding stock (swine)
(boars and gilts)
1. individual performance (growth, backfat)
2. parent performance (litter size)
3. skeletal design, soundness and movement
4. reproductive soundness:
a. boars: underline, attitude, testicles, sheath
b. gilts: underline, vulva
Market steers (and heifers) (beef)
1. desirable market weight (1000-1250 lbs)
2. muscling (amt, thickness, uniformity)
3. trimness (lack of excess fat, yield grade)
4. volume and capacity
5. skeletal design (shoulder, top, hip)
6. soundness and movement (feet and legs)
breeding stock (beef)
(bulls and heifers)
1. size (frame size and length of body)
2. volume and capacity (springofrib, depth, broodiness)
3. skeletal design (straight lines, shoulder, top, hip)
4. soundness and movement
5. trimness (lack of excess fat)
6. reproductive soundness
market lambs (wethers and Ewes)
1. desirable market weight (90-120 lbs)
2. muscling (amount*, thickness, uniformity of thickness)
3. trimness
4. volume and capacity
5. skeletal design (shoulder, top, hip)
6. soundness and movement
breeding stock - sheep
(rams and ewes)
1. size
2. volume and capacity
3. structural correctness
4. muscling
5. trimness
6. breed character and fleece quality
7. soundness and movement
8. reproductive soundness
dairy cattle
frame
dairy character
body capacity
feet and legs
udder