Very happy to finally see a crossover of the field of meat science and hunting in the mainstream media. Dr. Calkins is a leader in his field and I think he nailed this podcast. There is so much lore or hearsay surrounding meat quality for whatever reason, and it is especially magnified in the hunting world. I'm a geneticist in the beef industry and have some exposure to tenderness research as well. One thing I might add that was not explained very clearly is the genetic variation that exists within a cohort of animals of the same age and relative environment. There can be significant differences in tenderness among individual animals simply due to genetics - just like height or skin color or any other trait. Getting a tough animal could just be a roll of the dice and nothing you actually did to the meat during handling. Maybe one of those "nerd alert" topics, but I think Steve and the crew did a great job making this appealing to the everyday hunter.