E-192: Texas Adapted Genetic Strategies for Beef Cattle X: Frame Score, Frame Size, and Weight
texas adapted genetic strategies information sheet

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Publication Date: 2009 April
Email: rgill@ag.tamu.edu

Product Code: E-192

Free electronic download only. Body size is an important genetic factor in beef cattle production. Size is most accurately estimated by considering several factors, such as weight, skeletal size and body condition. Frame Scores are a way of estimating skeletal size based on hip height. (4 pp., 4 photos, 1 table) By: Ronald J. Gill, Stephen P. Hammack, 04/2009