Industry Sector: Cattle and Small Stock
Research Focus Area: The Economics Of Red Meat Consumption And Production In South Africa
Research Institute: Fort Hare
Researcher: Dr. Voster Muchenje PhD

Aims Of The Project

1. To determine the expression of heat shock proteins, cortisol and glucose and the quality of beef in slaughtered bovine species

2.To determine the activities of stress enzymes in relation to carcass and physico-chemical characteristics of beef from cattle slaughtered under practical

3. To determine the effects of pre-slaughter stress and inborn characteristics carcass of beef quality

Executive Summary

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