Genetic progress in the poultry industry

Author: R.M. Gous
Year: 1986
Issue: 3
Volume: 16
Page: 127 - 133

In this article progress attributable to genetic selection in the poultry industry is discussed in three sections: genetic progress in broilers and broiler breeders, in laying hens, and in disease resistance. Selection methods are evaluated and future objectives are suggested.



Keywords: breeding, broiler breeders, broilers, disease resistance, Genetics, laying hens., selection
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