Genetics of muscle and meat quality in chicken

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Zahoor, Imran (2013)
  • Publisher: The University of Edinburgh
  • Subject: heat stress | chicken | genes | SNP | single nucleotide polymorphisms | muscle quality | meat quality

Skeletal muscles in broilers are generally characterised by pathological muscle damage, indicated by greater plasma creatine kinase (CK) activity, higher incidence of haemorrhages, lighter and less coloured breast muscles, compared with layers and traditional b... View more
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