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Table 3 Least square means for the carcass traits of goats fed graded levels of blend of 80 % canola oil and 20 % palm oil

From: Carcass traits, meat yield and fatty acid composition of adipose tissues and Supraspinatus muscle in goats fed blend of canola oil and palm oil

  Level of BCPOa (%)   P value
Parameter 0 4 8 SEM Overall Linear Quadratic
Slaughter weight (Kg) 29.58 32.19 31.33 0.91 0.144 0.064 0.511
Empty body weight (Kg) 24.87 26.18 25.72 0.81 0.515 0.284 0.691
Hot carcass weight (kg) 13.56 14.21 13.78 0.42 0.542 0.408 0.467
Cold carcass weight (kg) 13.21 13.90 13.48 0.41 0.497 0.352 0.469
Chilling loss (%) 2.60 2.17 2.19 0.21 0.304 0.127 0.955
Dressing percentageb 45.81 44.41 44.02 1.62 0.366 0.177 0.694
Dressing percentagec 54.56 54.52 53.55 0.94 0.701 0.654 0.479
Back fat thickness (mm) 2.17 2.28 2.29 0.20 0.844 0.598 0.848
Rib eye area (cm2) 13.08 13.92 13.41 0.54 0.568 0.407 0.527
Saleable meat yield (%) 68.86 69.24 69.34 1.45 0.700 0.581 0.620
IMFd 2.78 2.76 2.79 0.03 0.221 0.551 0.761
Linear measurements
Carcass length (cm) 79.34 78.00 78.40 1.09 0.691 0.428 0.805
Internal carcass length (cm) 71.34 70.00 70.40 1.09 0.691 0.428 0.805
Carcass compactness (g/cm) 184.78 200.56 192.14 8.62 0.477 0.315 0.515
Shoulder width (cm) 45.33 46.33 45.67 0.94 0.757 0.584 0.634
Shoulder length (cm) 24.33 23.17 22.84 0.92 0.403 0.415 0.581
Shoulder compactness (g/cm) 177.97 189.47 190.89 7.20 0.617 0.569 0.511
Leg width (cm) 40.00 40.23 40.53 0.49 0.754 0.548 0.681
Leg length (cm) 46.03 46.41 46.00 0.92 0.457 0.415 0.581
Leg compactness (g/cm) 95.22 98.84 92.47 7.47 0.837 0.963 0.568
Carcass composition
Lean (%) 68.60 69.41 69.08 0.86 0.453 0.366 0.391
Bone (%) 23.81 22.93 22.56 0.42 0.132 0.620 0.057
Subcutaneous fat (%) 2.33 2.54 2.58 0.21 0.687 0.597 0.511
Intermuscular fat (%) 4.91 5.34 5.44 0.44 0.686 0.589 0.515
  1. ablend of 80 % canola oil and 20 % palm oil. bestimated based on full live body weight. cestimated based on empty body weight (Kadim et al., 2003). dintramuscular fat of supraspinatus muscle. SEM = standard error of means. Values are least square means for 8 goats per diet