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Growth and carcass quality of grazing Holstein bulls and Limousine x Holstein bulls and heifers slaughtered at 17 months of age

Vestergaard, M.; Cakmakci, C.; Kristensen, T.; Jørgensen, K.F. and Kargo, M. (2014) Growth and carcass quality of grazing Holstein bulls and Limousine x Holstein bulls and heifers slaughtered at 17 months of age. Poster at: EAAP, Copenhagen, 25-28 of August 2014.

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Summary

Across sexes, crossbreeding did not improve growth rate compared to HOL bulls
Crossbreeding markedly improved conformation
Heifers produced carcasses of acceptable fatness
Fatness and lean/fat colour of pasture-fed bulls were not acceptable


EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Poster
Subjects: Animal husbandry > Production systems
Food systems > Food security, food quality and human health
Animal husbandry > Production systems > Beef cattle
Research affiliation: Denmark > Organic RDD 1 > SUMMER
Deposited By: Kirkegaard, Lene/LKI
ID Code:27063
Deposited On:17 Sep 2014 13:23
Last Modified:17 Sep 2014 13:23
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed
Additional Publishing Information:(D. 3.2)

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