Steer quality beats the rest

February 2007
Farmers Weekly;2/2/2007, Vol. 146 Issue 5, p42
Trade Publication
The article reports on comparison between the meat eating quality of suckler bull beef and steer beef at the Research and Development conference of Quality Meat Scotland (QMS). Studies show that suckler bull produced more tender meat than dairy bulls, though still tougher than steers according to Jeff Wood of Bristol Veterinary School. Alan Craig of ABP Scotland argued that the eating quality of bulls could be improved when managed carefully.


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