Genetic parameters for EUROP carcass traits within different groups of cattle in Ireland

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Hickey, J.M.; Keane, M.G.; Kenny, D.A.; Cromie, A.R.; Veerkamp, R.F.;
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.2527/jas.2006-263
  • Subject: Crossbred beef cattle | Genetic parameter | /dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/1100/1106 | records | /dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/1100/1103 | beef traits | EUROP carcass trait | milk-production | Commercial field data | Genetics | /dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/1300/1311 | quality traits | finnish ayrshire | Animal Science and Zoology | dairy-cattle | model | growth | bulls | Food Science
    mesheuropmc: food and beverages | fluids and secretions | animal diseases | technology, industry, and agriculture | digestive, oral, and skin physiology

The first objective of this study was to test the ability of systems of weighing and classifying bovine carcasses used in commercial abattoirs in Ireland to provide information that can be used for the purposes of genetic evaluation of carcass weight, carcass fatness cl... View more
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