Genetic Parameter Estimates of Production, Meat Quality, and Sensory Traits in Duroc Swine

dc.contributor.author Schwab, Clint
dc.contributor.author Baas, Thomas
dc.date 2018-08-25T20:42:22.000
dc.date.accessioned 2020-06-29T23:30:45Z
dc.date.available 2020-06-29T23:30:45Z
dc.date.copyright Tue Jan 01 00:00:00 UTC 2008
dc.date.issued 2008-01-01
dc.description.abstract <p>Heritability estimates detected for carcass composition, meat quality, and sensory measures indicate that improvement in these traits may be attained if adequate selection pressure is applied. Estimates obtained within the current population illustrate that substantial genetic relationships exist between many economically relevant traits. Genetic parameters estimated after 6 generations of selection for intramuscular fat indicate that the use of ultrasound technology may provide a non-invasive method for genetic improvement of IMF and other meat and eating quality components. However, genetic improvement programs aimed at meat quality improvement should be aware of possible adverse effects on carcass leanness, muscling, and loin color.</p>
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dc.identifier.articleid 1391
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dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.31274/ans_air-180814-64
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dc.identifier.submissionpath ans_air/vol654/iss1/101
dc.identifier.uri https://dr.lib.iastate.edu/handle/20.500.12876/8431
dc.language.iso en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Animal Science Research Reports
dc.relation.ispartofseries ASL R2352
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dc.subject.disciplines Agriculture
dc.subject.disciplines Animal Sciences
dc.subject.keywords ASL R2352
dc.title Genetic Parameter Estimates of Production, Meat Quality, and Sensory Traits in Duroc Swine
dc.type article
dc.type.genre swine
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