Nebraska Beef Cattle Reports
Factors Influencing Color Development in Beef
Kevin Kirchofer, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Chris R. Calkins, University of Nebraska-LincolnFollow
Dennis E. Burson, University of Nebraska-LincolnFollow
Kent M. Eskridge, University of Nebraska-LincolnFollow
Kent M. Eskridge
Published in 2002 Nebraska Beef Cattle Report. Copyright © 2001 The Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska.
Color development over time in beef carcasses is affected by chill length, fat thickness and hot carcass weight. Ultimate color can be accurately predicted after 9-12 minutes.
Since May 02, 2008
Animal Sciences Commons
My Account |