RESEARCHES ON THE PHENOTYPIC CORRELATION BETWEEN DIFFERENT MEASUREMENTS ON THE CARCASS OF RABBITS

DANIELA MARCELA TOBĂ (GOINA), SIMINA ILIANA SILION (NEO), I. BĂNĂŢEAN-DUNEA

Abstract


The aim of this experiment was to get more experimental data on newmethodologies for rabbit meat production evaluation. The trial was carried out on30 rabbits. The rabbits were weaned at 35 days, having an average live weight of499.11+25.98 g. Rabbits were all slaughtered on the same day, that was on the 84th day of living (at this time the average live weight was 1701.7+34.07), andsome linear measurements (body length, loin width, chest width, carcass lengthchest dept and hind leg length) were performed on cold carcasses. The rabbitshave been kept in wire fattening cages: 6 rabbits / cage.

Keywords


rabbit; meat production; phenotipic correlation

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LUCRARI STIINTIFICE ZOOTEHNIE SI BIOTEHNOLOGII (SCIENTIFIC PAPERS ANIMAL SCIENCE AND BIOTECHNOLOGIES)

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