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A preliminary study on the application of image analysis for the measurement of ostrich eggshell traits (Short communication)

  • 2006
  • Issue: 3
  • Volume: 36
S.W.P. Cloete Jr, A.J. Scholtz, Z. Brand and S.W.P. Cloete Page: 155 - 159

Embryonic mortality in developing ostrich embryos has been linked to water loss in eggs during artificial incubation. Traits possibly related to water loss were assessed on shell samples obtained from 512 hatched ostrich eggs. Moderate to high repeatability estimates (0.43…

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