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Instructions: Using information from a settlement statement,
choose two example carcasses of similar carcass weight, one with
a high estimated lean yield (ELY), and one with a lower ELY. Fill
in the fields in the Carcass Information table below and click
on 'Calculate' to compare the impact of carcass composition on
feed requirements for the two pigs. For a detailed explanation,
see the associated article "Comparing Carcass Value"
Keep in mind that this is an example calculation based on two
hogs and the results cannot be extrapolated to an entire herd
since the carcasses chosen may represent extreme conditions. In
future we plan to provide an Excel template that will analyse
variability etc. for groups of hogs.
For help interpreting the results, please follow the link to
the article "Comparing Carcass Value" in the "related
*These are based on published values, but can be changed. Use
the "Calculate" button to see results.
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