Shaker A

Animal production Department, Agricultural Research Center, Ministry of Agriculture and Water Recourses, Sulaimani, Iraq

[ 1 ] - Changes in External Egg Traits of Chickens during Pre- and Post-Molting Periods

481 fresh fertilized eggs of three Kurdish local chickens (Black with brown neck, White with shank feathering, and White with non-feathering shank) were collected at pre-molting (355 eggs) and post-molting (126 eggs) stages to evaluate external egg traits. A venine caliper was used to determine the length and breadth of eggs to calculate Shape index. Results indicated that egg weight increased ...

[ 2 ] - Internal Traits of Eggs and Their Relationship to Shank Feathering in Chicken Using Principal Component Analysis

Chicken eggs represent an important source of protein to the growing human population and also supply repositories of unique genes that could be used worldwide. The inheritance of shank feathering trait is dominant upon non-feathering shank trait in chicken which is based on two factors: pti-1L and pti-1B that are located on Chromosomes 13, 15, and 24. Using 185 fertile eggs collected from two ...

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