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Beef Vocab

well-turned top rounded over the top; not flat
trimness freedom from excess finish
finish fat on an animal
symmetry balance of animal parts
type combination of characteristics which make an animal most useful for a specific purpose
soundness having a correct skeletal structure; may also refer to ability to reproduce
growthiness having good size and weight for age of animal
scale size of the animal as determined by skeletal structure
ruggedness quality of having large bones and frame
broodiness characteristics which indicate female will be a good mother; femininty
sex characteristics traits distinguishing females from males
crossbreeding mating an animal of one breed to an animal of another breed
polled naturally without horns
crest part of the topline of a beef animal where the neck joins the body; secondary male sex characteristic
switch lower part of tail consisting of long hair
lean muscle without the fat
reproductive efficiency ability of an animal to produce offspring
Created by: queenisabella