Body composition and tissue distribution from birth to 14 months for three biological types of beef heifers.

@article{Buckley1990BodyCA,
  title={Body composition and tissue distribution from birth to 14 months for three biological types of beef heifers.},
  author={Bettie Buckley and James F Baker and Gordon E. Dickerson and T. G. Jenkins},
  journal={Journal of animal science},
  year={1990},
  volume={68 10},
  pages={3109-23}
}
Thirty-four heifers were sampled randomly from each of the Hereford (He), Charolais (Ch) and Simmental (Si) herds at the U.S. Meat Animal Research Center at 2 d to 14 mo of age to examine body chemical composition and tissue distribution. Six heifers per breed were slaughtered after calorimetry at 2 d, 3 mo, 7 mo, 10 mo and 14 mo of age, and four others at 8 mo, to measure weight of empty body (EBW), water, fat, ash and protein as residual, in four fractions: carcass (CAR), head, hide and… CONTINUE READING

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