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Carcass composition and muscle distribution of kambing katjang does


Vidyadaran , M. K. and Razak, A. and Ganesamurty, P. (1984) Carcass composition and muscle distribution of kambing katjang does. Malaysian Applied Biololgy, 13 (1). pp. 45-52. ISSN 0126-8643


Twelve adult kambing katjang does from two smallholder farms under fairly similar management, ranking from 18.18 to 23.30 kg. liveweight. 2-2½ yrs. old were used in the studies. The dressing percentages ranged from 35.0-44.3% with a mean value of 39.66%. The carcass had high proportions of muscle (71.51%) and bone (20.92%) but a low level of fat (4.19%). The muscle bone ratio was 4.07:1. Standard muscle groups (SMG) values were as follows: 1(31.5%).2(4.3%).3(12.1%). 4(11.5%). 5(12.4%). 6(2.3%). 7 (10.3%). 8 (5.2%) and 9 (9.0%). The percentage of expensive muscle (SMG 1. 3 and I» was 1)1)%. The locomotion and agility indices were 111 and 126 respectively. The percentages of 96 individual muscles is also reported

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Item Type: Article
Divisions: Universiti Pertanian Malaysia
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
Publisher: Malaysian Society of Applied Biology
Keywords: Goat; Kambing katjang; Carcass evaluation
Depositing User: Azhar Abdul Rahman
Date Deposited: 16 Jun 2015 01:12
Last Modified: 16 Jun 2015 01:12
URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/38712
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