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Levels of Cs137 in Norwegian Lamb and Sheep 1964-1965


The concentrations of Gs137 in meat from lamb in the falls of 1964 and 1965 and in meat from sheep in the fall of 1965 have been determined. The results are given and discussed with regard to the geographical variations, the decreasing concentrations from 1964 to 1965 and to the different concentrations in lamb and sheep.


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This investigation has only been possible through the aid of veterinarian Ole S. Braathen at the “Norges Kjøtt- og Fleskesentral” whose kind cooperation in supplying the meat samples is highly appreciated.

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Madshus, K., Strømme, A. Levels of Cs137 in Norwegian Lamb and Sheep 1964-1965. Acta Vet Scand 8, 71–75 (1967).

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