Meat quality traits of crossbred lamb loins sired by high and low muscle density rams (as measured by computer tomography)

Price EM, Roden JA, Ian Richardson, Clelland N, Haresign W, Finch JM, Gardner GE, ND Scollan

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Abstract

Muscle density as assessed by computer tomography (CT) has a negative genetic correlation with
intramuscular fat (Karamichou et al., 2006). The aim of this study was to evaluate the meat quality of lambs sired by rams
selected for extremes (high and low) of muscle density
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)167
Number of pages1
JournalAdvances in Animal Biosciences
Volume5
Issue number1
Early online date19 Mar 2014
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2014

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Special Issue: Proceedings of the British Society of Animal Science and the Association of Veterinary Teaching and Research Work includes BSAS/EBLEX Workshop Improving Ewe Efficiency Through Better Feeding

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