Browse College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES) by Subject "Ractopamine"
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Effect of ractopamine hydrochloride (Paylean®) on fresh meat and further processing characteristics of muscles from the shoulders of finishing pigs (2011-05-25)Ractopamine hydrochloride (RAC), a β-adrenergic agonist, increases muscle mass and decreases fat deposition in the pig. Though RAC has been extensively studied, to date no experiments have quantified its effect on the ...
Effects of ractopamine and muscle fiber number on swine growth performance, carcass traits, and meat quality (2010-05-19)The objective of this dissertation was to investigate the effects of ractopamine hydrochloride (RAC: Paylean®, ELANCO Animal Health, Greenfield, IN) on swine growth performance, carcass traits, meat quality and if its ...