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Gene Mapping Helps Egg Quality Problems


December 7, 2010
By Jim Knisley


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Dec. 7, 2010 – Quantitative trait loci affecting egg quality – albumen thickness, blood and meat spots, fishy taint and shell durability – were identified through the mapping of the chicken genome. The results of a recent doctoral study enhance the efficiency of chicken breeding.

Dec. 7, 2010 – Quantitative trait loci affecting egg quality – albumen thickness, blood and meat spots, fishy taint and shell durability – were identified through the mapping of the chicken genome. The results of a recent doctoral study enhance the efficiency of chicken breeding.
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