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Time postmortem

Transportation stress

Unstressed

Fig. 3 Effects of short term preslaughter transportation stress on glycogen concentrations (stressor treatment, P<0.05; age of goat, P<0.01) in longissimus muscle samples from male goat carcasses (n=14 per stress treatment at each sampling time). (Modified from Ref. [11].) (View this art in color at www.dekker.com.)

intensity of preslaughter stress the animals may have gone through.

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