Meat tenderness gene adds value

Maskell, Chrissie
September 2006
Farmers Weekly;9/29/2006, Vol. 145 Issue 13, p50
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the Better Beef Scheme which was launched by Genus/ABS in partnership with Blade Farming South West in Great Britain to identify gene for meat tenderness. It is said that South Devon, Aberdeen, Angus and Hereford bulls were successfully identified with the exact requirements for a more consistent beef trade. According to Genus beef manager Neil Wharton, all farmers has the option of selecting a tender gene specific bull from them.


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