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Blood-spotting in eggs: Controlled by breeding in a ten-generation selection experiment with Single Comb White Leghorns

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Lewis W. Taylor, University of California College of Agriculture
I. Michael Lerner, University of California College of Agriculture
Dorothy C. Lowry, University of California College of Agriculture

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California Agriculture 5(10):3-13.

Published October 01, 1951

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Blood-spotting in chicken eggs can be controlled by breeding. Heredity is the most important known factor responsible for the tendency of birds to produce blood-spotted eggs. To study the influence of genetic differences between birds with respect to this common defect, a selection experiment was undertaken.

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The above progress report is based on Research Project No. 677B.

Blood-spotting in eggs: Controlled by breeding in a ten-generation selection experiment with Single Comb White Leghorns

Lewis W. Taylor, I. Michael Lerner, Dorothy C. Lowry
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Blood-spotting in eggs: Controlled by breeding in a ten-generation selection experiment with Single Comb White Leghorns

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Authors

Lewis W. Taylor, University of California College of Agriculture
I. Michael Lerner, University of California College of Agriculture
Dorothy C. Lowry, University of California College of Agriculture

Publication Information

California Agriculture 5(10):3-13.

Published October 01, 1951

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Author Affiliations show

Abstract

Blood-spotting in chicken eggs can be controlled by breeding. Heredity is the most important known factor responsible for the tendency of birds to produce blood-spotted eggs. To study the influence of genetic differences between birds with respect to this common defect, a selection experiment was undertaken.

Full text

Full text is available in PDF.

Author notes

The above progress report is based on Research Project No. 677B.


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