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wooden breast

Woody breast is a myopathy in chicken breast muscle (pectoralis major) characterized as a pale, rubber-like, rigid, outbulging area with white striations that leads to poor meat texture and quality.
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  • woody breast
  • wooden breast disorder
  • wooden breast disease
  • wooden breast myopathy
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