PREDICTION OF CARCASS WEIGHT OF HOLSTEIN AND BROWN SWISS CATTLE GROWN IN A 12-MONTHS INTENSIVE BEEF PRODUCTION SYSTEM BY USING REAL-TIME CARCASS MEASUREMENTS


Bozkurt Y., Varban S., MİKAİL N., Dogan C.

SCIENTIFIC PAPERS-SERIES D-ANIMAL SCIENCE, vol.60, pp.191-195, 2017 (ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 60
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Journal Name: SCIENTIFIC PAPERS-SERIES D-ANIMAL SCIENCE
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI)
  • Page Numbers: pp.191-195
  • Süleyman Demirel University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

In this study, it was aimed to evaluate the use of some morphometric carcass measurements to predict carcass weight of Holstein and Brown Swiss cattle grown in a 12-months intensive beef production system. Associations between carcass weights (CW) and some carcass measurements such as carcass heart girth (CHG), carcass length (CL) and carcass depth (CD) were examined for prediction ability, using the data with 134 observations for each traits.