Growth, carcass traits and meat quality of Bronze and White turkeys in Isparta province of Turkey


Isguzar E.

ARCHIV FUR TIERZUCHT-ARCHIVES OF ANIMAL BREEDING, cilt.46, ss.471-481, 2003 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 46 Konu: 5
  • Basım Tarihi: 2003
  • Dergi Adı: ARCHIV FUR TIERZUCHT-ARCHIVES OF ANIMAL BREEDING
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.471-481

Özet

In this study; the growth, carcass traits and meat quality were determined in Bronze and White turkeys, in comparison one another in Isparta province of Turkey. Average of body weights of bronze and white turkeys were 7495-4843g and 15844-11797g; average percentages of carcass were 74.0-71.2% and 82.7-81.9%; average percentages of crude protein content of muscle meat of breast, legs were 23.0-26.1%, 19.0-21.2% and 16.5-17.4%, 13.3-14.8% at the age of 18-weeks, respectively. Significant differences were determined (P<0.05) between genotypes of body weights, carcass traits, meat qualities, and also between males and females of genotypes.