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Title: Application of Ultrasound Technology in Beef Cattle Carcass Research and Management: Frequently Asked Questions
Authors: DuPonte, Michael W.
Fergerstrom, Marla L.
Keywords: ultrasonics
beef cattle
muscle tissues
meat quality
carcass composition
Issue Date: Aug-2006
Publisher: University of Hawaii
Citation: DuPonte MW, Fergerstrom ML. 2006. Application of ultrasound technology in beef cattle carcass research and management: Frequently asked questions. Honolulu (HI): University of Hawaii. 3 p. (Livestock Management; LM-13).
Series/Report no.: Livestock Management
Abstract: The methods and costs for using ultrasound for predicting fat and muscle content in live cattle are described. The machinery costs $15-30k, but it is usually purchased by trained technicians, who may charge $10-25 per animal scanned.
Pages/Duration: 3 pages
Appears in Collections:Livestock Management, 1999 - present

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