Estimation of hog carcass yield using different methods for measuring the thickness of fat and back muscle and also the absorbance of X-radiation at two energy levels



Meat Quality and Technical Services

Aim / objectives:
Evaluate under commercial slaughter conditions, the accuracy of the different instruments for measuring the thickness of back fat and muscle depth at different classification sites.

Project Manager:
Candido Pomar, Agriculture et Agroalimentaire Canada, Lennoxville
CDPQ Team:
Janie Lévesque