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Is genetic selection for skin nodule traits of ostriches feasible?

  • 2004
  • Issue: 6
  • Volume: 34
A. Meyer, S.W.P. Cloete, J.B. van Wyk and S.J. van Schalkwyk Page: 29 - 31

Preliminary genetic parameters for nodule traits of ostrich skins were estimated to examine whether genetic improvement of skin quality is feasible. Average nodule size and density per dm² were determined on five localities on each of 439 ostrich skins. An…

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