publication . Article . 1994

Use of three joints as predictors of carcass and body fat depots in Blanca Celtibérica goats

Alfredo Teixeira;
  • Published: 01 Jan 1994
  • Country: Portugal
Abstract
Nineteen adult goats of the Blanca Celtibérica breed - in non productive stage - from the experimental flock of Servicio de Investigación Agraria (Diputación General de Aragón) were scored using the lumbar, breast and tail palpation. Sternal triangle joint, lumbar square jointt a ailn tdha t were handled to assess body condition scores were dissected into muscle, bone subcutaneous fat and intermuscular fat. Regression analyses were developed for predicting carcass and body fat depots, using sternal triangle, lumbar square joint and tail compositions like independent variables. The best predictor of omental fat, subcutaneous fat, intermuscular fat, kidney fat, to...
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free text keywords: Sternal triangle, Lumbar square, Tail, Fat depots, Blanca Celtibérica goat, Body condition score
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publication . Article . 1994

Use of three joints as predictors of carcass and body fat depots in Blanca Celtibérica goats

Alfredo Teixeira;