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Effects of short and extended fasting periods and cattle breed on glycogenolysis, sarcomere shortening and Warner-Bratzler shear force

  • 2018
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 48
H. A. O’Neill, E. C. Webb, L. Frylinck & P. E. Strydom Page: 71 - 80

The effects of short (three hours) and extended (24 hours) feed withdrawal periods and three cattle breeds on muscle energy metabolism, sarcomere length, and meat quality were investigated. Brahman (Br), Nguni (Ng), and Simmental (Sm) bulls were subjected to ante-mortem…

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