Posted 11/12/2012 15:00 (#2693178) Subject: Beef tonnage per animal generally peaks
In October and declines thru Spring. carcass weight peak on steers this year was 880 lbs. that's about 20 lbs higher than previous peaks. main reason is more beta agonists used in feeds now. Mo. anyway feed is high. could easily drop carcass weights 100 lbs per animal by spring.