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Relationships of circulating cortisol levels with growth rate and meat tenderness of cattle and sheep



Relationships of circulating cortisol levels with growth rate and meat tenderness of cattle and sheep



Australian Journal of Agricultural Research 31(1): 221-232



Plasma or serum cortisol was estimated in cattle and sheep in 4 experiments and were related to growth rates and meat tenderness.

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DOI: 10.1071/ar9800221


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