Simmental Association converts EPD

Jan 31, 2005
The American Simmental Association's Percent Retail Cuts EPD will be converted to a Yield Grade (YG) EPD in the Spring 2005 Sire Summary. The ASA Board of Trustees' decision to change the Percentage Retail Cuts EPD to a Yield Grade EPD was prompted by the fact that Yield Grade is the currency the industry deals in when quantifying the relative meat yield of carcasses. "Yield Grade and Percent Retail Cuts function much like Fahrenheit and Celsius-measuring the sam...

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