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Shrinkage and dressing yields of hogs

Knute Bjorka

Shrinkage and dressing yields of hogs

by Knute Bjorka

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Swine -- Weight.

  • Edition Notes

    Caption title.

    Statementby Knute Bjorka.
    SeriesTechnical bulletin / United States Department of Agriculture -- no. 621, Technical bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) -- no. 621.
    ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Agriculture.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination22p. :
    Number of Pages22
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23013117M

    Bacon weight and yields are also governed by federal regulations. “Hogs have changed over the years and are leaner than in the past, so standards have changed,” says Woods, noting that slabs can now be purchased Bacon Tech Journal 1/30/08 AM Page BTJ   Hogs are produced in three types of specialized enterprises: Farrow-to-finish operations raise hogs from birth to slaughter weight, about pounds. Feeder pig producers raise pigs from birth to about pounds, then generally sell them for finishing. Feeder pig finishers buy feeder pigs and grow them to slaughter weight.

    Confinement finishing of hogs: Cost comparisons (E.C) [Philip A Henderson] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : Philip A Henderson. Chapter 3 Review Questions: 1. What does dressing percentage represent? The relation of hot or cold carcass weight to live weight. (Sometimes referred to as yield) 2. How is dressing percentage calculated? Hot or cold carcass weight divided by live weight times 3. What is the rule of thumb or approximate dressing percentages of lamb, beef Author:

      As far as prices. Registered hogs are one of the cheapest investments. For a rare breed like GOS they sell for $ - $ a registered piglet. Castrated feeder pigs sell for $ Mine have been below oak trees and probably ate lots of acorns, without a problem. Keep in mind that pigs will root. HOGS: Prices Received, Washington Marketing Year Average Barrows Year & Gilts Sows All Hogs 4.


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Shrinkage and dressing yields of hogs by Knute Bjorka Download PDF EPUB FB2

Mation on dressing yields of hogs of Shrinkage and dressing yields of hogs book weights and on the relationship between dressing yields and shrinkage. 1 Received for publication December 9, 3 Grateful acknowledgments are made to each of the packing concerns that cooperated in furnishing.

Get this from a library. Shrinkage and dressing yields of hogs. [Knute Bjorka; United States. Department of Agriculture.]. Bjorka, Knute, "Shrinkage and Dressing Yields of Hogs," Technical BulletinsUnited States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research A } SHRINKAGE OF HOGS FROM FARM TO MARKET shrinkage for the five movements.

If weights had been checked on only one of the four other lots and those weights had been used as an in- dicator of probable shrinkage on all these truck shipments, it is appar- ent that the calculations would have been a long way from the actual facts.

Dressing percentage (DP) relates the weight of the carcass to the weight of the live animal and is calculated as: (Carcass Weight ÷ Live Weight) × This can be affected by many things, such as gut fill, fatness, mud on the hide, or shorn versus unshorn.

Very fat animals have higher dressing percentages than light very lean animals. ~70% File Size: 4MB. Cooking will take your final yield down still further. Per the USDA, cooked pork yields somewhere between 74 and 96% of the cut weight, depending on the cut and cooking method.

On average, cooked meat will yield 80% of the cut weight. (The big exception is bacon, which yields roughly 30%.) That takes your cut weight of lbs down to lbs. The states that produce the most hogs are North Carolina and Iowa. They each produce about percent of the nation's hogs.

Asked in Pigs, Land Mammals, Gophers and Groundhogs. dressing procedure bringing our lb. live hog to lbs. dressed. The internal organs, hair, blood, and other inedible products account for most of this loss.

Once the carcass is sanitarily dressed it is hung on a rail and placed into a cooler where it is quickly chilled. Once the carcass is thoroughly chilled it can be cut. Average yield on a hog. Ask The Meatman.

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This Chart shows approximately how many pounds and what percentages of each cut of pork you can expect from a hog. This chart should help you understand that "it's not all meat".

They show the amount of meat to be processed, the weight that the customer can expect to receive, and the percentage of loss through boning, fat removal, and trimmings.

Cooler shrinkage occurs while the carcass hangs in the cooler – commonly seven to 10 days for beef, three days for lamb and 4 to 12 days for pork. The fat cover over the carcass reduces shrinkage. Cut sheet is the list of possible retail cuts your butcher offers.

If you want anything other than these, explain that clearly to your butcher. With a market weight of pounds and yield of percent, the typical hog will a produce a pound carcass. The carcass will yield approximately pounds of pork and 44 pounds of skin, fat, and bone.

Pork Cut Yield Per Hog Based on lb Carcass. Ham - 45 pounds, 24 percent of the carcass. pounds of cured ham, pounds of fresh. Knute Bjorka has written: 'Shrinkage and dressing yields of hogs' -- subject(s): Swine, Weight Asked in Swine Flu (H1N1/09) Different types of swine and their definition.

HOG SLAUGHTERING AND DRESSING SYSTEMS BN Figure 2. — Overhead powered conveyor with shackles attached. Below the powered conveyor at left is the roller- conveyor where hogs are stuck.

Stunning Hogs enter the stunning area through a re- straining chute. Leading your hogs to slaughter isn't as difficult as you might think. This article shows how to butcher a homestead-raised hog, read how one enterprising pork. Joel Salatin, an innovative farmer and author of the books You Can Farm and Family Friendly Farming, finishes more than hogs a year on his diversified Polyface Farm at Swoope, Va.

Killing hogs and curing pork (Farmers' bulletin / United States Department of Agriculture) [Ashbrook, F. G] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Killing hogs and curing pork (Farmers' bulletin / United States Department of Agriculture)Author: F.

G Ashbrook. THE INFLUENCE OF THE RATE OF FAT DEPOSITION ON THE FIRMNESS OF THE FAT OF HOGS W. ROBISON Soft or oily pork products are disliked by consumers.

Lard from soft hogs is a semi-liquid product which does not properly harden at ordinary tem­ peratures, and the sausage will not hold its shape. Because of the softness of. Cleaning Field Dressing Hogman Cooking wild hogs Eating wild hogs.

How To Field Dress A Hog. Author: Hogmanadmin. Posted: Novem Learning to field dress wild hogs properly is critical. In addition to keeping your meat delicious and edible, proper field dressing also ensures that you use as much of the animal as possible, and that. Seriously, hogs are butchered down here year round.

Heck, deer season down here starts August 15th and I can promise ya it's hot. The trick is getting things cooled down as quickly as possible. I'm with WW on this one. Get the piglets now. for slaughter hogs, does not do a very good job segregating hogs or keeping up with industry changes.

As a result, the Des Moines, IA and Thomasville, GA offices have worked diligently on the development of a grid that expresses lean yields. Lean yields associated with back fat, thickness, and loin eye area, as measured 7cm from the midline betweenFile Size: KB.Pig Slaughter and Butchering a Pig on the Farm It takes an emotional toll, but pig slaughter and butchering a pig on the farm ensures the farmer she knows from exactly where her meat came.

In the old days, pig processing was a family-oriented, community chore. Grains Are a Popular Source of Food for Hogs – Image via Pixabay Finishing.

It takes about six months to raise a pig from birth to slaughter. A barrow (castrated male) or gilt typically gains on average about 1 pound a day during the finishing stages and will weigh about pounds when they are ready for ers usually sell pigs directly to packers.