Shorthorn carcasses make the grade ... and yield in recent on-farm trial

Jun 22, 2012
Shorthorn genetics defied the odds on the grid recently; two purebred heifers graded USDA Prime, Yield Grade 1. Two others on the same load stamped Prime, Yield Grade 2. This combination of marbling and cutability is extremely rare; only 0.032 percent of all cattle quality and yield graded in 2011 achieved this feat, just 0.

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