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Research on pre-slaughter stress and meat quality: A review of challenges faced under practical conditions

  • 2012
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 5
A.Y. Chulayo, O. Tada & V. Muchenje Page: 1 - 6

Transportation and handling of animals are important components in meat production systems. Animals destined for slaughter are stressed by factors such as loading, transportation, restraint, handling, and novelty of the slaughter environment, adverse weather conditions, hunger, thirst and fatigue. When…

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Sensory, physical and chemical quality characteristics of bacon derived from South African indigenous and commercial pig breeds

  • 2005
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 6
L.C. Hoffman, E. Styger, M. Muller and T.S. Brand Page: 36 - 48

Sensory and physical quality characteristics of shoulder and leg ham, kassler chops, back and belly bacon derived from South African indigenous Kolbroek (KB), African (AFR) and commercial Landrace X Large White (LR X LW) pig breeds were compared.  The chemical…

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