Relationships between carcass quality parameters and genetic types.

  title={Relationships between carcass quality parameters and genetic types.},
  author={Marina Gispert and Maria Font i Furnols and Marta Aguilar Gil and Antonio Velarde and Alejandro Diestre and Domingo Carri{\'o}n and Andrzej A Sosnicki and Graham S Plastow},
  journal={Meat science},
  volume={77 3},
It is important for the meat industry, including pig farmers and breeding companies, to know the composition of the carcass including the proportions of the different commercial cuts when making decisions on the type of pigs to be produced and marketed. Carcass composition is influenced significantly by the genotype of the animals. The aim of this work was to characterise carcasses from five different pig genotypes, by means of the quantification and comparison of their physical composition… CONTINUE READING
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