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  1. Use of Compositional Ultrasound in Meat Goat Selection Programs [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Penn State - Dairy and Animal Science Publications

    "Identification of potential breeding animals that excel in economically important carcass traits is just one criterion necessary for a successful meat goat breeding program. Other important selection criteria may include: prolificacy, milking ability of nannies, growth rate and efficiency of gain, etc. Ultrasound technology has progressed significantly to the point where its use can markedly enhance selection of meat goats."

  2. Use of Ultrasound in Live Beef Cattle Carcass Contests [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Penn State - Dairy and Animal Science Publications

    "Ultrasound technology has progressed significantly to the point where its use can markedly enhance the educational benefits of live steer shows and carcass contests. The educational benefits of using ultrasound technology will be described in this publication. Methods of ranking live beef cattle using ultrasound data will be described in another publication."

  3. Use of Ultrasound in Live Lamb Carcass Contests [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Penn State - Dairy and Animal Science Publications

    "This fact sheet will outline: (1) the history of and need for lamb carcass contests, (2) the benefits of live animal carcass contests using ultrasound, and (3) the procedures necessary to use ultrasound technology to ensure uniform and consistent ranking of live lambs."

  4. Use of Ultrasound in Live Swine Carcass Contests [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Penn State - Dairy and Animal Science Publications

    "This fact sheet will outline: (1) the history of and need for swine carcass contests, (2) the benefits of live animal carcass contests using ultrasound, and (3) the procedures necessary to use ultrasound technology to ensure uniform and consistent ranking of live hogs."

  5. Use of Ultrasound to Predict Percent Intramuscular Fat in Live Hogs [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Penn State - Dairy and Animal Science Publications

    "Ultrasound technology has progressed significantly to the point where its use can markedly enhance the educational benefits of live swine shows and carcass contests. Ultrasound technology can be used to determine if differences in percent intramuscular fat (%IMF), or marbling, could be differentiated among live hogs scanned ultrasonically."

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