Effect of pre-slaughter rations of forage and/or concentrates on the composition and quality of retail packaged beef.

@article{Osullivan2003EffectOP,
  title={Effect of pre-slaughter rations of forage and/or concentrates on the composition and quality of retail packaged beef.},
  author={Aaron J O'sullivan and Karen Galvin and Aidan P. Moloney and Declan J. Troy and Kathleen O'sullivan and Joseph P. Kerry},
  journal={Meat science},
  year={2003},
  volume={63 3},
  pages={279-86}
}
Continental Limousin and Charolais crossbred steers (n=66) were assigned to one of six diets: (1) high herbage allowance (18 kg grass dry matter), zero concentrate (HH0C), (2) high herbage allowance and 2.5 kg concentrate (HHLC), (3) high herbage allowance and 5 kg concentrate (HHHC), (4) low herbage allowance (6 kg grass DM) and 5 kg concentrate (LHHC), (5) medium herbage allowance (12 kg grass DM) and 2.5 kg concentrate (MHLC) or (6) concentrates ad-libitum+1 kg straw (CON). Colour was… CONTINUE READING