Beef Production Glossary: BIF Fact Sheet

Beef Production Glossary: BIF Fact Sheet

John Massey, Department of Animal Sciences, University of Missouri

Beef production terms and phrases you should be familiar with.

# Accuracy (of selection)

Correlation between an animal’s unknown actual breeding value and a calculated estimated breeding value.

# Average daily gain (ADG)

Measurement of daily body weight change in animal on a feed test. Most tests for bulls are 140 or 160 days long.

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