Chemical and Fatty Acid Composition of Longissimus Muscle of Crossbred Bulls Finished in Feedlot

Ivanor Nunes do Prado, Adriana Nery de Oliveira, Polyana Pizzi Rotta, Daniel Perotto, Rodolpho Martin do Prado, Robério Rodrigues Silva, Nilson Evelázio de Souza, José Luiz Moletta
2009 Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences  
This work was carried out to study the chemical and fatty acid composition of Longissimus muscle (LM) of crossbred young bulls finished in a feedlot. After weaning (at 8 months old), the bulls were kept in a feedlot for 180 days. The bulls were kept in individual pens and fed (twice daily) with corn silage, soybean hulls, cracked corn, limestone, urea and mineral salt. The bulls were slaughtered with a final weight of 464 kg. Forty bulls were used:
doi:10.5713/ajas.2009.80533 fatcat:byes6a2c3fcjhdapnfw75rydvq