Effects of different lairage times after long distance transportation on carcass and meat quality characteristics of Hungarian Simmental bulls.

@article{Teke2014EffectsOD,
  title={Effects of different lairage times after long distance transportation on carcass and meat quality characteristics of Hungarian Simmental bulls.},
  author={Bulent Teke and Filiz Akdağ and Bulent Ekiz and Mustafa {\"U}mit Uğurlu},
  journal={Meat science},
  year={2014},
  volume={96 1},
  pages={
          224-9
        }
}
The objective of this study was to determine the effects of three lairage times (24 h, 48 h and 72 h) on the meat quality of tame trained to lead Hungarian Simmental bulls subjected to long commercial transportation of approximately 1800 km. A total of 30 bulls, with an average age of 24 months, were used. During the lairage, bulls received 0.5 kg concentrate feed per animal per day and ad libitum access to the hay and water. As the lairage duration increased, the pH(ult) decreased (P<0.05… CONTINUE READING

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