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Genetic properties of feed efficiency parameters in meat-type chickens
Abstract Background Feed cost constitutes about 70% of the cost of raising broilers, but the efficiency of feed utilization has not kept up the growth potential of today's broilers. Improvement in feed efficiency would ...
Mapping main, epistatic and sex-specific QTL for body composition in a chicken population divergently selected for low or high growth rate
Abstract Background Delineating the genetic basis of body composition is important to agriculture and medicine. In addition, the ...