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Influence of feed on carcase composition and quality*

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  18 September 2007

J.S.K. Round
J. Bibby Agriculture Ltd, Adderbury, Banbury, Oxon OX17 3HL, UK
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A brief discussion is presented of the indirect effects (particularly through litter condition and leg problems) and the direct effects on carcase composition and quality of variation in protein:energy ratio, nutrient density, type and quality of added fat, fish oils, enzyme addition to the feed, mineral and vitamin levels and the use of certain drugs.

Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1992

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* Presented at a WPSA UK Branch Symposium held in London on 21 March 1991