Performance of Cinta Senese pigs and their crosses with Large White. 1 Muscle and subcutaneous fat characteristics.

@article{Franci2005PerformanceOC,
  title={Performance of Cinta Senese pigs and their crosses with Large White. 1 Muscle and subcutaneous fat characteristics.},
  author={Oreste Franci and Riccardo Bozzi and Carolina Pugliese and Anna Acciaioli and Gustavo Campodoni and Gustavo C. Gandini},
  journal={Meat science},
  year={2005},
  volume={69 3},
  pages={545-50}
}
Twenty-nine Cinta Senese (CS), 29 Large WhitexCinta Senese (LWxCS) and 12 Large White (LW) pigs were reared indoors and fed a commercial mixture. After slaughter (at avg. weight of 136, 139, 155 kg for CS, LWxCS, LW, respectively), a portion of the loin (sample cut) was dissected into lean and Longissimus lumborum (LL), intermuscular fat and bone. Chemical and physical analyses were conducted on LL. Chemical composition and fatty acid profile were determined on the outer layer of backfat. CS… CONTINUE READING

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