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Evaluation of sorting accuracy for market pigs: evaluating statistics

Evaluation of sorting accuracy for market pigs: evaluating statistics Product code: AS-640-W

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Pork processors have established marketing grids that discount the value of carcasses heavier or lighter than a specified weight range. To avoid these discounts, most commercial producers visually evaluate the body weight of pigs and try to identify the heaviest pigs to send to market each day. The visual evaluation can result two types of pig marketing errors that are described in this publication.

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Pages: 5

Language: English

Produced

3/28/2018

Author

F Cabezon; Alan Schinckel, N M Thompson, Y Que

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