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Research center of Embrapa/Collection: Embrapa Milho e Sorgo - Artigo em anais de congresso (ALICE)
Date Issued: 2021
Type of Material: Artigo em anais de congresso (ALICE)
Authors: RODRIGUES, B. M.
Additional Information: BÁRBARA MARTINS RODRIGUES, Estudante, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais; PAULO ANDRÉ DE MELO MONTEIRO, Estudante, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais; LEANDRO SÂMIA LOPES, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais; RAMON COSTA ALVARENGA, CNPMS.
Title: Producing quality meat is possible using resources from integrated crop-livestock system.
Publisher: In: WORLD CONGRESS ON INTEGRATED CROP-LIVESTOCK-FORESTRY SYSTEMS, 2., 2021. Proceedings reference... Brasília, DF: Embrapa, 2021.
Pages: p. 227-232.
Language: Ingles
Notes: WCCLF. Evento online.
Keywords: Fatty acid profile
Description: The objective of this work was to evaluate the fatty acid (FA) profile of Longissimus thoracis (LT) muscle from cattle finished in feedlot, fed with grains and silage produced in an integrated crop-livestock system (ICL). Nellore (IBW = 344.4 ± 30 kg, n = 25) and Angus x Nellore (IBW = 426.5 ± 27 kg, n = 25) crossbred young bulls were used, and the diet had a concentrate: roughage ratio of 65:35. The crossbred animals had higher levels of saturated FA (SFA) (P = 0.05) and lower levels of unsaturated FA (UFA) (P = 0.02) and monounsaturated FA (MUFA) (P = 0.04). There was no significant difference for the concentrations of PUFA, ?-6, ?-3, and PUFA/SFA and ?-6/?-3 ratio between the breed compositions (P > 0.05). Nellore produced meat with a better fatty acid profile due to the physiological maturity stage at which this group was slaughtered. The production of quality meat through ICL resources is an interesting strategy for adding value to the system.
Thesagro: Gado de Corte
Ácido Graxo
NAL Thesaurus: Integrated agricultural systems
Beef cattle
Data Created: 2021-10-02
ISBN: 978-65-994135-4-4
Appears in Collections:Artigo em anais de congresso (CNPMS)

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