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Record number 436528
Title Comparative Evaluation of Fertility and Hatchability of Horro, Fayoumi, Lohmann Silver and Potchefstroom Koekoek Breeds of Chicken
Author(s) Wondmeneh, E.; Dawud, I.; Adey, M.
Source Asian Journal of Poultry Science 5 (2011)3. - ISSN 1819-3609 - p. 124 - 129.
Department(s) WIAS
Publication type Refereed Article in a scientific journal
Publication year 2011
Abstract Hatchability is important parameter that should be studied before distributing hatching eggs. A study was therefore conducted to compare hatching parameters of four breeds of chickens at Research Center using standard method. A total of 6000 hatching eggs; 1500 from each parent stock namely Local Horro, Fayoumi, Lohmann silver and Potchefstroom Koekoek were collected in 3 batches and hatched. Egg weight showed significant difference among 4 genotypes at (p0.05). Genetic difference results in difference in fertility and hatchability.
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