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The carcass composition of farmed animals used for dry-cured meat product production in Norway was examined: a total of 5104 pig carcasses cut during 1999-2001; a total of 145 lamb carcasses cut during 2004; and 577 cattle carcasses cut during 1999-2003. Pigs had the highest proportion of fat among ...

Johansen, J.
Norwegian Meat Research Centre, Oslo, Norway
Proceedings of the 1st International Dry-Cured Meat Congress, Oslo, Norway, 7th-9th June, 2006, 2006, pp 54-56

The paper discusses the advantages of using selective breeding for resistance as a viable method to control clinical and subclinical diseases in pig and dairy cattle. In Denmark, the clinical and subclinical diseases of most economic importance to pig production include diarrhoea, respiratory...

Henryon, M.; Sørensen, M. K.; Lund, M. S.; Berg, P.; Løvendahl, P.
Danish Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Tjele, Denmark
DIAS Report, Animal Husbandry, 2002, No.38, pp 123-142