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Cover for Measuring and predicting growth and body composition in the live animal.

This chapter covers both the objective and subjective methods used to record and predict live animal growth and development and expected tissue deposition in the carcass of the animal when slaughtered. Focus is given on measuring and predicting liveweight and conformation changes by weighing and...

Author(s)
Lawrence, T. L. J.; Fowler, V. R.; Novakofski, J. E.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641461)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Measurements on the carcass.

This chapter discusses the techniques used for carcass evaluation and prediction of carcass yield and composition. Focus is given on carcass weight and killing-out (dressing-out) proportion, specific gravity or density, measurements taken by ruler and probe, visual appraisal (scoring), jointing and ...

Author(s)
Lawrence, T. L. J.; Fowler, V. R.; Novakofski, J. E.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641461)
Type
Book chapter