Acta Univ. Agric. Silvic. Mendelianae Brun. 2018, 66, 897-903

https://doi.org/10.11118/actaun201866040897
Published online 2018-08-31

Analysis of Growth Intensity and Carcass Characteristics of Wagyu‑Aberdeen Angus Crossbred Steers

Renáta Toušová, Jaromír Ducháček, Matúš Gašparík, Martin Ptáček, Lubor Kitzler

Department of Animal Husbandry, Faculty of Agrobiology, Food and Natural Resources, Czech University of Life Sciences, Kamýcká 129, 165 00, Prague 6 ‑ Suchdol, Czech Republic

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