Hilgardia
Hilgardia
Hilgardia
University of California
Hilgardia

Turkeys: Recent research in breeding, use of lights, handling of hatching eggs, and in feeding

Author

V. S. Asmundson

Author Affiliations

V. S. Asmundson is Professor of Poultry Husbandry, and Poultry Husbandman in the Experiment Station, Davis.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 2(1):5-15. DOI:10.3733/ca.v002n01p5. January 1948.

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Abstract

Results of several years of experiments in making crosses between broadbreasted and other strains of Bronze turkeys have demonstrated that the differences in weight, width of breast, and other characters are inherited and the indications are that there is a high degree of heritability.

Asmundson V. 1948. Turkeys: Recent research in breeding, use of lights, handling of hatching eggs, and in feeding. Hilgardia 2(1):5-15. DOI:10.3733/ca.v002n01p5
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