McNay Research and Demonstration Farm
With the advent of real-time ultrasound, repeated measures of body composition changes, such as fat cover, rib eye area, and percentage intramuscular fat have greatly added to our understanding of beef cattle growth and development.
Iowa State University
Rouse, Gene H.; Tait, Richard G. Jr.; Anderson, M.; and Hassen, Abebe, "Body Composition Changes in Bulls from Weaning Age to Yearling Age: Muscle Fat Deposition" (2004). Iowa State Research Farm Progress Reports. 1349.