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Effect of age on leather and skin traits of slaughter ostriches

  • 2004
  • Issue: 2
  • Volume: 34
S.W.P. Cloete, S.J. van Schalkwyk, L.C. Hoffman and A. Meyer Page: 80 - 86

Little is known about the factors affecting leather and skin traits in ostriches. The effect of age on physical skin traits of slaughter ostriches was consequently investigated. Forty skins representing slaughter ages ranging from five to 14 months were selected…

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