Acta Vet. Brno 2012, 81: 127-131

https://doi.org/10.2754/avb201281020127

Effect of growth intensity of bulls on the microstructure of musculus longissimus lumborum and meat quality

Krzysztof Młynek1, Izabela Janiuk2, Alicja Dzido1

1Department of Cattle Breeding and Milk Evaluation, Siedlce University of Natural Science and Humanities, Poland
2Department of Vertebrate Morphology, Siedlce University of Natural Science and Humanities, Poland

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