Ultrasound rump fat

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Rump fat thickness is a fat depot that is highly related to 12th-13th rib backfat thickness. To collect this image, the ultrasound transducer should be placed directly between the hooks and pins without a standoff guide. Ultrasound technicians and image processing labs should be certified or accredited by the Ultrasound Guidelines Council.

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Genetic Evaluation

This trait is not currently used in genetic evaluations.