The Complication of Shrink

The Complication of Shrink

Heather Smith Thomas

Angus Beef Bulletin Extra

Cattle have a large digestive tract. Body weight varies, depending on whether the digestive tract is full or empty. This depends on how much the animal has eaten or exercised, or how far it has been hauled. Morning weights, when cattle are relatively empty because they’ve been resting instead of eating, are generally less than mid-day or evening weights when the gut is full.

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