Journal article

Filling the out of season gaps for lamb and hogget production: Diet and genetic influence on carcass yield, carcass composition and retail value of meat

EN Ponnampalam, MG Kerr, KL Butler, JJ Cottrell, FR Dunshea, JL Jacobs

Meat Science | ELSEVIER SCI LTD | Published : 2019


Funding Acknowledgements

The Victorian Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources (Agriculture Victoria Research) funded this project. The authors gratefully acknowledge the technical contributions of staff from Hamilton, Rutherglen and Bundoora. The camelina forage and camelina meal were purchased from Be Bioenergy, Yarrock Pty Ltd., Kaniva, VIC 3419. We also thank Hardwicks in Kyneton and their staff for assistance on both kill and bone out days and access to their facility for carcass measurements and muscle sample collection.