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Reports from V.A.C. Santos and co-researchers add new data to research in livestock science
August 18th, 2008
According to a study from Vila Real, Portugal, "Fifty five suckling kids from three genotypes and two sexes protected by the PGI ''Cabrito de Barroso'' European quality label were used in this experiment. Carcass quality was assessed using indices from carcass measurements, dressing percentages, refrigerated losses, higher priced joints proportion and tissue composition of the carcass."
"Meat pH, colour, total pigment, fat, dry matter, collagen determinations (total and soluble), cooking losses and shear force estimated in longissimus thoracis et lumborum (LTL) and gluteobiceps (GB) muscles were used to characterize meat quality. Principal component (PC) analysis was...
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Source: Agriculture Week (2008-08-18)