pISSN:1309 - 6958       eISSN:2146 - 1953
2004, Cilt 20, Sayı 3, Sayfa(lar) 035-042
Investigation on Carcass Composition and Meat Yield Characteristics of Domestic Geese Carcass
Ahmet Güner, Yusuf Doğruer, Gürkan Uçar, Ümit Gürbüz
Selçuk Üniversitesi Veteriner Fakültesi, Besin Hijyeni ve Teknolojisi Anabilim Dalı, KONYA
Keywords: Goose, meat, bone, skin, carcass composition
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It was aimed to determine quantities of meat, bone and skin of goose carcass. For this purpose, totaly 33 geese, 15 of which male and 16 of which female, were used. It was determined that carcass consisted of 54-58% meat, 18-22% bone and 24.28% skin. Thigh had the highest meat ratio (61.91%) and neck had the highest skin ratio (39,24%) among different regions in the carcass. It was determined that 67.08% of the carcass was consisted of wring, thigh and breast and lhat meat obtained from these regions was formed 38.2% of the carcass and 70.74-67.5% of the total meal. In conclusion, geese carcasses slaughtered had high skin and low meat ratio. II: is recommended thai feeding and environmental conditions in intensive goose breeding should be improved to obtain goose carcass having low skin and high meat.