Estimation of fatty acid profiles in meat using rumen microbiome information from beef cattle

By R Roehe, M Martínez-Álvaro, M D Auffret, C-A Duthie, R D Stewart, M Watson, R J Dewhurst

Published on 01/04/2019

The use of relative rumen microbial gene abundances to estimate meat fatty acids profiles has great potential as proxy traits for breeding. This also provides the opportunity to be combined with estimation of methane emissions and feed conversion efficiency using the same sample and methodology.


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