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Broiler breeders should not be reared on long photoperiods

  • 2007
  • Issue: 4
  • Volume: 37
P.D. Lewis and R.M. Gous Page: 215 - 220

Sexual maturity is delayed and egg numbers are reduced when broiler breeders are reared on long photoperiods. However, this is the recommended procedure for rearing spring-hatched birds in non-lightproof buildings. Research at the University of KwaZulu-Natal has suggested that this…

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