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Application of Ultrasound Technology in Beef Cattle Carcass Research and Management: Frequently Asked Questions
|Title:||Application of Ultrasound Technology in Beef Cattle Carcass Research and Management: Frequently Asked Questions|
|Authors:||DuPonte, Michael W.|
Fergerstrom, Marla L.
|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.|
|Appears in Collections:||Livestock Management, 1999 - present|
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