Pasture type in relation to live-weight gain, carcass composition, iodine nutrition and some rumen characteristics of sheep. 2. Carcass composition and the non-carcass components of live weight

Barton, R.A.; Ulyatt, M.J.

J. Agric. Sci, 61: 191


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Sheep off the short-rotation ryegrass and clover had the heaviest carcases followed by those off the short-rotation ryegrass alone, perennial ryegrass and clover then perennial ryegrass alone, in that order. Weights of dissectible fatty tissue and chemical fat of carcases were directly correlated with carcase weights as, in general, were weights of non-carcase components.