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Relationship of glycogen and lactate concentrations as a pork quality indicator

  • 2020
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 50
A. Zybert, K. Tarczyński, H. Sieczkowska, E. Krzęcio-Nieczyporuk & K. Antosik Page: 26 - 37

Muscle metabolites greatly determine pork quality. However, precise threshold values which indicate its deterioration or improvement are not fully known. This study aimed to determine the influences of pork Longissimus lumborum (LL) glycogen and lactate concentrations measured at 45 min…

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Effect of Moringa oleifera leaf meal on finisher pig growth performance, meat quality, shelf life and fatty acid composition of pork

  • 2014
  • Issue: 4
  • Volume: 44
F.E. Mukumbo, V. Maphosa, A. Hugo, T.T. Nkukwana, T.P. Mabusela & V. Muchenje Page: 388 - 400

The effect of dietary inclusion of Moringa oleifera leaf meal (MOLM) on the feed conversion ratio (FCR) of finisher pigs, physico-chemical meat quality, fatty acid (FA) composition and shelf life of pork was investigated. A six-week feeding trial was conducted…

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