Gordon Carstens, Rhonda Miller, Hannah Laird, Clay Eastwood, and Jeff Savell at the International Congress of Meat Science and Technology, Cork, Ireland

Rhonda Miller, Gordon Carstens, Hannah Laird, Clay Eastwood, and Jeff Savell of the Department of Animal Science at Texas A&M University participated in and presented papers at the 63rd International Congress of Meat Science and Technology (ICoMST), which was held in Cork, Ireland on August 13-18, 2017. Carstens presented his paper during the oral sessions and the rest of the papers were presented during the posters sessions. Miller also served as a panelist during the wrap-up session on the last day of the conference.

Gordon Carstens speaking at the International Congress of Meat Science and Technology, Cork, Ireland

Gordon Carstens on animal welfare and handling panel at the International Congress of Meat Science and Technology, Cork, IrelandGordon Carstens on animal welfare and handling panel at the International Congress of Meat Science and Technology, Cork, Ireland

Approximately 450 attendees from countries around the world were in Ireland for the 63rd ICoMST meetings. There were 13 sessions covering topics from sustainability, production and welfare to meat safety, processing, and the effect on health.

Rhonda Miller serving on the International Congress of Meat Science and Technology conference wrap-up panelRhonda Miller serving on the International Congress of Meat Science and Technology conference wrap-up panel

Hannah LairdHannah Laird

Clay EastwoodClay Eastwood

Papers

Here are the five papers presented at the conference:

Eastwood, L. C., C. A. Boykin, M. K. Harris, A. N. Arnold, D. S. Hale, C. R. Kerth, D. B. Griffin, J. W. Savell, K. E. Belk, D. R. Woerner, J. D. Hasty, R. J. Delmore, Jr., J. N. Martin, T. E. Lawrence, T. J. McEvers, D. L. VanOverbeke, G. G. Mafi, M. M. Pfeiffer, T. B. Schmidt, R. J. Maddock, D. D. Johnson, C. C. Carr, J. M. Scheffler, T. D. Pringle, and A. M. Stelzleni. 2017. National Beef Quality Audit – 2016: Harvest assessments of targeted characteristics that affect quality and value of cattle, carcasses, and by-products. In: Proc. 63rd International Congress of Meat Science and Technology, Cork, Ireland. Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, the Netherlands. p. 275-276.

Laird, H. L., R. K. Miller, K. Adhikari, C. R. Kerth, and I. Chambers, E. 2017. Millennial versus non-Millennial in home consumer perceptions of beef, pork and chicken sensory attributes. In: Proc. 63rd International Congress of Meat Science and Technology, Cork, Ireland. Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, the Netherlands. p. 797-798.

Miller, R., H. Laird, K. Adhikari, I. Chambers, E., and C. Kerth. 2017. Millennial versus non-Millennial consumer perceptions of beef, pork and chicken sensory attributes. In: Proc. 63rd International Congress of Meat Science and Technology, Cork, Ireland. Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, the Netherlands. p. 784-786.

Olson, C. A., G. E. Carstens, D. S. Hale, A. D. Herring, and R. K. Miller. 2017. Temperment on feedlot arrival affects performance efficiency and carcass quality in beef cattle. In: Proc. 63rd International Congress of Meat Science and Technology, Cork, Ireland. Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, the Netherlands. p. 437-438.

Savell, J. W., C. A. Boykin, L. C. Eastwood, M. K. Harris, A. N. Arnold, D. S. Hale, C. R. Kerth, D. B. Griffin, J. D. Hasty, K. E. Belk, D. R. Woerner, R. J. Delmore, Jr., J. N. Martin, T. E. Lawrence, T. J. McEvers, M. M. Pfeiffer, D. L. VanOverbeke, G. G. Mafi, T. B. Schmidt, R. J. Maddock, D. D. Johnson, C. C. Carr, J. M. Scheffler, T. D. Pringle, A. M. Stelzleni, and J. Gottlieb. 2017. National Beef Quality Audit – 2016: Survey of carcass characteristics through instrument grading assessments. In: Proc. 63rd International Congress of Meat Science and Technology, Cork, Ireland. Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, the Netherlands. p. 281-282.

US delegation at the International Congress of Meat Science and Technology, Cork, IrelandUS delegation at the International Congress of Meat Science and Technology, Cork, Ireland

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