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Usefulness of market calves heterozygous for double muscling gene

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W. C. Rollins, University of California
R. B. Thiessen, University of California
Moira Tanaka, University of California

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California Agriculture 28(3):8-10.

Published March 01, 1974

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Abstract

Research results presented here indicate a 10% advantage for double-muscled × normal calves in terms of pounds of trimmed retail cuts per day of age at marketing. No undesirable side effects occurred in either production or performance, and there was little or no reduction in carcass quality grade at marketing.

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Usefulness of market calves heterozygous for double muscling gene

W. C. Rollins, R. B. Thiessen, Moira Tanaka
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Usefulness of market calves heterozygous for double muscling gene

Share using any of the popular social networks Share by sending an email Print article
Share using any of the popular social networks Share by sending an email Print article

Authors

W. C. Rollins, University of California
R. B. Thiessen, University of California
Moira Tanaka, University of California

Publication Information

California Agriculture 28(3):8-10.

Published March 01, 1974

PDF  |  Citation  |  Permissions

Abstract

Research results presented here indicate a 10% advantage for double-muscled × normal calves in terms of pounds of trimmed retail cuts per day of age at marketing. No undesirable side effects occurred in either production or performance, and there was little or no reduction in carcass quality grade at marketing.

Full text

Full text is available in PDF.

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