certherfbeef":16z97qeg said:Can you post some links for me so I can study up.
Genetic Approaches to Predicting Meat Tendernessollie":1rva1qp8 said:From what I little I have heard and read the calpain and calpastatin aspects are only a small part of tenderness.
As I said, I read two different articles. The other one may have had continentals listed. I'll look when I have time.amazed":3c2bwym5 said:Greenwillowherefords wrote: "As I remember and understand it, eighty percent of English breeds have it, and around 30 percent of many other breeds, including continental.
Actual article:"On average, 80% of the British breeds in the study contained two copies of the tender gene, compared to approximately 30% for the Brahman cattle evaluated; and 55-60% for the Bos Indicus composites that were genotyped."
No mention of Continental cattle in the article as they are bos taurus. Does anyone have the numbers on Continental cattle.