Double Muscling

Beef Cattle December 16, 2015 Print Friendly and PDF

Double muscling- A genetic trait in cattle where muscles are greatly enlarged rather than duplicate muscles. Double-muscled cattle usually grow slowly, and their fat deposition in and on the carcass is much less than that of normal beef animals.


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