Live weight and sex effects on carcass and meat quality of "Borrego terrincho-PDO" suckling lambs.

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Fifty seven suckling lambs (28 males and 29 females) of the Churra da Terra Quente breed were used to evaluate the effects of live weight and sex on carcass composition and meat quality traits. Lambs were slaughtered at three weight classes (<8kg, 8-11kg and >11kg) according to "Borrego Terrincho-PDO" specifications. The left sides of the carcasses were… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.meatsci.2007.05.019

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