SOME BIOMETRIC AND ALLOMETRIC GROWTH TRAITS OF PUREBRED HEAVY ECOTYPE OF THE NIGERIAN LOCAL CHICKEN

TABLE OF CONTENTS Title page         –           –           –           –           –           –           –           –           –           i Certification     –           –           –           –           –           –           –           –           –           ii Dedication       –           –           –           –           –           –           –           –           –           iii Acknowledgments       –           –           –           –           –           –           –           –           iv Table of contents         –           –           –           –           […]

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IMPROVEMENT IN EGG PRODUCTION TRAITS IN THE LIGHT LOCAL CHICKEN ECOTYPE USING A SELECTION INDEX

ABSTRACT Fifty hens and five cocks from a random mating population of light local chicken ecotype (LLCE) were mated and the fertile eggs hatched to obtain the parent generation (G0) used for this study aimed at improving egg production traits in the LLCE using a selection index.  The hens were monitored for short-term (90-days from […]

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