Genomic selection in poultry News

News published on October 6, 2021:

Researchers harness genomic tools to shed light on egg yolk size - Interpretive Summary

by Sam Shafer The best part of brunch? Rich, melt-in-your-mouth egg yolks. Egg yolks are nutrient-dense and the main source of an egg’s flavor. Hens make egg yolks of different sizes, but larger yolks c...
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News published on May 20, 2011:

Genome Selection Being Implemented in Poultry Breeding Programs

"New developments in genomics have provided opportunities to enhance breeding programs in poultry by being able to genotype large numbers of individuals for tens of thousands of genetic markers across the genom...
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U.S. Poultry & Egg Association
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News published on December 12, 2006:

Euribrid - First commercial use of genomic selection 20,000 Genetic Markers Used

Euribrid announces the first large-scale commercial use of "Genomic Selection" technology in poultry. This is also the first time such a large set of DNA markers has been used in commercial animal breeding. Th...
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News published on December 31, 2004:

Int’l - Chicken Genome Analysis Will Benefit Human Health, Agriculture

We may soon be thanking Michigan State University chicken No. 256 for better treatments or even new vaccines for the flu and other human ailments. As the first bird and the first agricultural animal to have...
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Michigan Ag Connection
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News published on December 14, 2004:

Int’l - Chicken genome should boost DNA research

Here's something to ponder when you bite into your next chicken wing: A new study says about 60 percent of the genes in the critter you're eating have close cousins in your own DNA. In fact, the recently de...
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Poultry Today
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News published on June 8, 2004:

Int’l - Genome decoding getting faster, cheaper

Move over, Human Genome Project. Other creatures are in line to get their genes decoded, with hoped-for benefits including not just healthier, longer-living humans but also tastier steaks and sweeter honey. It ...
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