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Animal Industry Report

Extension Number

ASL 2050

Topic

Swine

Summary and Implications

Recent developments in real-time ultrasound technology offer producers an opportunity to estimate intramuscular fat in live pigs. Genetic improvement of intramuscular fat will continue as an emphasis in swine breeding programs and genetic progress in this important trait will be possible through implementation of this technology.

Copyright Holder

Iowa State University

Language

en

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