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Sources of variation in quality of South African beef: Case studies in relation to the red meat classification system

  • 2015
  • Issue: 3
  • Volume: 45
P.E. Strydom, L. Frylinck, S.M. van Heerden, M. Hope-Jones, A. Hugo, E.C. Webb, E. Moholisa, B.E. Liebenberg & O.C. Sehoole Page: 289 - 301

The South African classification system describes beef carcasses in regard to visual fat cover, conformation and age by dentition. Animal age provides a fairly accurate description of expected eating quality in regard to tenderness in an industry where other sources…

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An evaluation of the lamb and mutton carcase grading system in the Republic of South Africa. 3. Fatness score, conformation scor

  • 1987
  • Issue: 2
  • Volume: 17
G.G. Bruwer, R.T. Naudé & W.A. Vosloo Page: 90 - 94

    The influence of fatness, conformation and carcase mass as individual predictors of carcase composition, was determined in 104 carcases which were fully dissected and of which carcase composition was determined. Chemical analysis was done on each carcase and…

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