Date Full Report Received02/13/2004
Date Abstract Report Received02/13/2004
InvestigationInstitution: Michigan State University
Primary Investigator: Matthew Doumit
Co-Investigators: Benjamin Huisinga, Chris Fedler, Dennis Buege, Dennis Marple, Dong Uk Ahn, Elaine Larson, Elisabeth Huff- Lonergan, Joseph Sebranek, Ken Prusa, Randall Petersohn, Steven Lonergan
Funded ByNational Pork Board
This research project evaluated a variety of pork quality attributes for each of 25 different muscles from 64 carcasses. The results identified several shoulder and ham muscles that have quality attributes conducive to merchandizing these muscles individually to potentially improve overall pork carcass value.