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A genetic variation map for chicken with 2.8 million single nucleotide polymorphisms

Summary We describe a genetic variation map for the chicken genome containing 2.8 million single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs), based on a comparison of the sequences...

Fowl Breeds and Varieties

A basic knowledge of how to identify and classify fowl may be helpful. Domestic fowl are divided into classes, breeds, and varieties. Class A grouping of...

Aviagen Group Collaboration Ensures Security of Supply for Breeding Chicks to Bangladesh During COVID-19

Shipment will translate to 110,393,893 kilograms of meat to help feed the citizens of Bangladesh On May 29, Global poultry breeding company Aviagen® and sister...

Product Excellence: Are you considering all traits?

In measuring the success of a product, it is easy to focus on only a single trait while omitting the impact of others. However,...

Best Breeds of Chickens

The breed of chickens that a producer selects for his flock depends upon the purpose for which the chickens are intended. The types of...

Continuous improvement at Hendrix Genetics core

Innovation has been one of the key buzzwords of the past decade. The world of technology moves at a breakneck speed, and we aim...

Better Male Management Increases Flock Fertility

Better Male Management Increases Flock Fertility By Dr Leonel Mejia, technical services for Central America and the Caribbean, Cobb-Vantress, Inc With so much focus generally on...

Continuous improvement at our core

Innovation has been one of the key buzzwords of the past decade. The world of technology moves at a breakneck speed, and we aim...

Evidence of Genetic Variability for Floor and Nest Egg Laying Behavior in Floor Pens

INTRODUCTION We can define animal welfare by different parameters such as birds’ health, behavior or production. Due to new animal welfare regulations, alternative management systems...

Hendrix Genetics welcomes Alan Rickard as new Managing Director of turkey business

Following a recent announcement by Hendrix Genetics about changes to its Executive Committee, we are pleased to welcome a new Managing Director to the...
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