Management and physiological factors that influence fertility and embryonic mortality in broiler breeders

Published on: 02/22/2016
Author/s : Dr. Keith Bramwell, PhD Department of Poultry Science, University of Arkansas, USA

Evaluating fertility in commercial broiler breeder flocks has traditional been targeted at the male. This is supported by the fact that the majority of breeder fertility problems are the results of infrequent mating. There are incidences of fertility problems being the result of physiological problems during rearing and development, however most are a results of infrequent mating. Studies were con...

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Dr Kamran Dr Kamran
Agricultural Engineer
February 22, 2016
how much variation you found in fertility and at which age variation started ?
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Dr Kamran Dr Kamran
Agricultural Engineer
February 22, 2016
in strain A , variation is more at 30 to 35 weeks of age than 45 weeks , while i suspect body weight difference would be same so what's the reason ?
or it means with age body weight difference became irrelevant in this strain ? which looks illogical .
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