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Inheritance of broodiness in the domestic fowl [Наследуемость инстинкта насиживания у кур. (Великобритания)]

Romanov, Michael N, Talbot, Richard, Wilson, Peter W., Sharp, Peter J. (1999) Inheritance of broodiness in the domestic fowl [Наследуемость инстинкта насиживания у кур. (Великобритания)]. British Poultry Science, 40 (Sup01). S20-S21. ISSN 0007-1668. (doi:10.1080/00071669986611) (Access to this publication is currently restricted. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:37572)

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Broodiness is a behavioural trait observed in most common breeds of domestic fowl with the exception of the White Leghorn. The genetics of broodiness has been investigated and has produced conflicting observations: some authors have produced evidence suggesting that the trait is polygenic with a major sex-linked effect (review Hutt, 1949; Saeki, 1957; Saeki and Inoue, 1979), while others found no evidence of sex-linked genes for broodiness in the Rhode Island Red (Hays, 1940). The aim of this study was to reassess the possibility that there is a major gene located on the Z chromosome implicated in the control of broodiness. The identification of the location of such a gene or its markers would facilitate marker-assisted selection against broodiness...

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1080/00071669986611
Uncontrolled keywords: behavioral sciences; genetics & heredity; Z chromosome
Subjects: Q Science > QH Natural history > QH426 Genetics
S Agriculture > SF Animal culture
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Natural Sciences > Biosciences
Signature Themes: Food Systems, Natural Resources and Environment
Depositing User: Mike Romanov
Date Deposited: 12 Dec 2013 17:04 UTC
Last Modified: 08 Sep 2023 16:55 UTC
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