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Bruises on cattle carcass affect the quality of the meat and are indicators of poor welfare conditions. According to the literature the occurrence of bruises is related to pre-slaughter conditions, however their contribution is not clear for Chilean cattle. The aim of this thesis was to provide a...

Strappini, A. C.
Wageningen Universiteit (Wageningen University), Wageningen, Netherlands
Bruises in Chilean cattle: their characterization, occurrence and relation with pre-slaughter conditions, 2012, pp 139 pp.