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8. In a cow-calf operation, calves are usually sold at weaning. 9. Cattle buyers usually prefer calves that have been castrated and vaccinated and are in good enough condition to move to a new environment. 10. For an animal to start depositing fat in the right places, the animal must have matured or stopped growing. Fill in the Blanks 1. Food from animals supplies about 88 percent of the ____________ in our diets because this nutrient is difficult to obtain from plant sources. 2. The British breeds include ____________, ____________, and ____________.
Here the animals are fed a high-concentrate ration designed to put on the proper amount of fat cover. The producers usually want their animals to be Figure 3–17 Cattle are finished for market in feedlots. 43 CHAPTER 3 Courtesy of Bureau of the Census 44 Figure 3–18 Feedlots are concentrated in the central part of the United States. marketed when the cattle reach a sufficient fat cover to allow the animals to grade Low Choice. Many feedlots in the United States are situated in the Midwest (Figure 3–18).
Oxen, camels, water buffaloes, and donkeys are all used to pull wagons and plows (Figure 2–11). Courtesy of Arshire Breeders Association Work Animals Figure 2–10 Ayrshires were developed for milk production John William Banagan/Getty Images instead of meat production. Figure 2–11 In some areas of the world, animals such as the water buffalo are still a valuable source of power. 28 CHAPTER 2 Horses Courtesy of ARS In the United States, animals are still used to assist humans in work. On farms and ranches in the United States, horses are still a valuable means of working cattle.