Biblioteca Digital do Instituto Politécnico de Bragança   Instituto Politécnico de Bragança

Biblioteca Digital do IPB >
Escola Superior Agrária >
Ciência Animal >
CA - Artigos em Revistas Não Indexados ao ISI >

Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10198/811

Título: Ultrasonic estimates of fat thickness, C measurement and longissimus dorsi depth in rasa aragonesa ewes with same body condition score
Autor: Delfa, R.
Teixeira, A.
Blasco, I.
Colomer-Rocher, F.
Issue Date: 1991
Editora: CIHEAM
Citação: Options Méditerraniennes. (1991) p. 25-30
Relatório da Série N.º: Séminaires
13
Resumo: Ultrasonic estimates of fat thickness, C measurement and longissimus dorsi depth were assessed in 14 Rasa Aragonesa ewes with same body condition score. The ultrasonic estimates have been used for predicting tota1 carcass fat and muscle. The 76% of the variation in carcass lumbar fat thickness was accounted for by variation in lumbar fat thickness assessed by ultrasonic machine, whereas 53% of the variation in C measurement was accounted. Nevertheless only 5% of variation in m. Longissimus dorsi depth was accounted for by variation in this measurement assessed by ultrasonics. The inclusion of cold carcass weight as an independent variable in a multiple regression with lumbar fat thickness assessed by ultrasonics and the same measurement obtained on carcass improve the precision of total carcass fat and muscle predictions (r=81 and 91%).
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10198/811
Appears in Collections:CA - Artigos em Revistas Não Indexados ao ISI

Files in This Item:

File Description SizeFormat
Ultrasonic estimates.pdf637,65 kBAdobe PDFView/Open

Statistics
FacebookTwitterDeliciousLinkedInDiggGoogle BookmarksMySpaceOrkut
Formato BibTex mendeley Endnote Logotipo do DeGóis 

Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

 


  © Instituto Politécnico de Bragança - Biblioteca Digital - Feedback - Statistics
  Estamos no RCAAP Governo Português separator Ministério da Educação e Ciência   Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia

Financiado por:

POS_C UE