Articles | Volume 60, issue 3
Arch. Anim. Breed., 60, 213–223, 2017
Arch. Anim. Breed., 60, 213–223, 2017

Original study 20 Jul 2017

Original study | 20 Jul 2017

Effects of gender and diet on back fat and loin area ultrasound measurements during the growth and final stage of fattening in Iberian pigs

Ana González et al.

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Ayuso, D., Izquierdo, M., Hernández, F. I., Bazán, J., and Corral, J. M.: Ultrasonographic in vivo estimation of back fat depth and Longissimus dorsi area in Iberian pigs, in: 7th International Symposium on the Mediterranean Pig Zaragoza: CIHEA M, edited by: De Pedro, E. J., CABe, 309–313, 2012.
Ayuso, D., González, A., Hernández, F., Corral, J. M., and Izquierdo, M.: Prediction of carcass composition, ham and foreleg weights, and lean meat yields of Iberian pigs using ultrasound measurements in live animals, J. Anim. Sci., 91, 1884–1892,, 2013.
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