The value of a lamb carcass depends upon two factors: (1) the quality of the lean and (2) the quantity of retail cuts the carcass will yield. Both of these value-determining chracteristics are estimated by the USDA quality and USDA yield grades.
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Gee, Dan H., "Lamb Carcass Value" (1981). South Dakota Sheep Field Day Proceedings and Research Reports, 1981. 12.