TAMU ANSC 107 - General Terms (4 pages)

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Ansc 107 - General Animal Science

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ANSC 107 1st Edition Lecture 2 Outline of Last Lecture I Introductory to Animal Science Outline of Current Lecture II General Terms Current Lecture Ad libitum allowing animals to eat all they want at all times Compensatory growth increased growth rate in response to previous undernourishment Calorie the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one gram of water from 15 to 16 degrees C Kilo calorie equivalent to 1000 calories Concentrate A feed that is high in energy low in fiber content and highly digestible TDN Total digestible nutrients Includes total amounts of digestible protein nitrogen free extract fiber and fat multiplied by 2 25 all added together Roughage feed that is high in fiber low in digestible nutrients and low in energy Such as hay straw silage and pasture Feeder Animals that need no further feeding prior to slaughter Feeder pigs very loud and smell bad Fill the contents of digestive tract Cannula used to measure amount of fill in an animal In meat science industry high fill lower yield less fill is best Carcass Merit the value of a carcass for consumption These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute Dark Cutter Color of the lean in the carcass CAUSED BY LONGTERM STRESS Has a dark appearance usually caused by stress to the animal prior to slaughter High moisture content Contemporary group a set of animals of the same sex and breed that have been raised under similar environmental and management conditions Cull to eliminate from the breeding population Due to sickness genetic defect etc crucial to production Fertility The capacity to initiate sustain and support reproduction Libido Sex drive of the male Haploid half the normal number of chromosomes found in sperm and ova A I Abbreviation for artificial insemination E T Abbreviation for embryo transfer Clone an individual grown from single somatic cell of its parent and genetically

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