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Turkeys: Recent research in breeding, use of lights, handling of hatching eggs, and in feeding

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V. S. Asmundson, Poultry Husbandman in the Experiment Station, Davis.

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California Agriculture 2(1):5-15.

Published January 01, 1948

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Results of several years of experiments in making crosses between broadbreasted and other strains of Bronze turkeys have demonstrated that the differences in weight, width of breast, and other characters are inherited and the indications are that there is a high degree of heritability.

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F. W. Lorenz, Assistant Professor of Poultry Husbandry, and Assistant Poultry Husbandman in the Experiment Station, Davis, and F. H. Kratzer, Assistant Professor of Poultry Husbandry, and Assistant Poultry Husbandman in the Experiment Station, Davis, participated in the studies reported above by Dr. Asmundson.

Turkeys: Recent research in breeding, use of lights, handling of hatching eggs, and in feeding

V. S. Asmundson
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Turkeys: Recent research in breeding, use of lights, handling of hatching eggs, and in feeding

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Authors

V. S. Asmundson, Poultry Husbandman in the Experiment Station, Davis.

Publication Information

California Agriculture 2(1):5-15.

Published January 01, 1948

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Author Affiliations show

Abstract

Results of several years of experiments in making crosses between broadbreasted and other strains of Bronze turkeys have demonstrated that the differences in weight, width of breast, and other characters are inherited and the indications are that there is a high degree of heritability.

Full text

Full text is available in PDF.

Author notes

F. W. Lorenz, Assistant Professor of Poultry Husbandry, and Assistant Poultry Husbandman in the Experiment Station, Davis, and F. H. Kratzer, Assistant Professor of Poultry Husbandry, and Assistant Poultry Husbandman in the Experiment Station, Davis, participated in the studies reported above by Dr. Asmundson.


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