Abstract

Carcass composition data from 1430 carcasses were used to obtain prediction equations for lean weight and fat weight as a function of hot carcass weight (HCW) and GR measurements taken at slaughter. The equation to predict lean weight was: 0.316+(0.547 x HCW) - (0.070 x GR), R

AJ Nixon, DP Saywell, and MD Bown

Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production, Volume 51, , 359-364, 1991
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