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A total of 228 intact male pigs form Duroc, Hampshire, Landrace, and Yorkshire breeds were used in the experiment. Samples of salivary gland and backfat were collected at slaughter for colorimetric assay of salivary and fat 16-androstene levels and fat skatole levels. Fat levels also were tested by a sensory panel using an R-index technique for detecting(More)
The effect of RN(-) allele on minimally processed hams as manufactured in France is now well established. In the present study, meat from 35 rn(+) and 51 RN(-) pigs on the basis of their glycolytic potential (GP) was used to assess the effect of the RN(-) allele on a model system and on yields and quality of cooked hams cured with a 40% brine addition(More)
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