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Title: Application of Ultrasound Technology in Beef Cattle Carcass Research and Management: Frequently Asked Questions 
Author: DuPonte, Michael W.; Fergerstrom, Marla L.
Date: 2006-08
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).
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.
Series/Report No.: Livestock Management
Pages/Duration: 3 pages
Keywords: ultrasonics, beef cattle, muscle tissues, meat quality, carcass composition

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