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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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Investigation of effects of three candidate genes on leg action and fat deposition traits in pigs (Short communication)

  • 2009
  • Issue: 2
  • Volume: 39
M.L. Makgahlela, B. Fan, Z.-Q. Du and M.F. Rothschild Page: 127 - 130

Data from 188 sows were used in the current study to examine the effects of high mobility group AT-hook1 (HMGA1), transcription factor 7-like-2 (TCF7L2) and insulin-like growth factor binding protein 3 (IGFBP3) genes on leg action and fat deposition traits,…

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