[Histomorphometric study of the superficial pectoral muscle of the turkey. Relationship with the meat discoloration syndrome].

@article{Wyers1992HistomorphometricSO,
  title={[Histomorphometric study of the superficial pectoral muscle of the turkey. Relationship with the meat discoloration syndrome].},
  author={Monique Wyers and S Tapie and M. Hurtrel and Yannick Cherel},
  journal={Annales de recherches veterinaires. Annals of veterinary research},
  year={1992},
  volume={23 1},
  pages={49-58}
}
Scallop discoloration affects about 30% of turkey carcasses, causing important economic losses. Histological and histomorphometric analyses of the superficial pectoral muscle were performed in order to show distinctive aspects of discolored scallops and predictive criteria for the phenomenon. Pectoral muscles of live male turkeys were biopsied 8 d before… CONTINUE READING