Hilgardia
Hilgardia
Hilgardia
University of California
Hilgardia

Poultry breeding: Long-term selection studies aim at breaking through the ceiling limiting further improvement of economic traits

Author

I. Michael Lerner

Author Affiliations

I. Michael Lerner is Professor of Poultry Husbandry, University of California College of Agriculture, Berkeley.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 5(11):15-15. DOI:10.3733/ca.v005n11p15. November 1951.

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Abstract

Most breeders of chickens who start with average or below-average commercial flocks have little difficulty in obtaining improvement by selection of economic characters.

Lerner I. 1951. Poultry breeding: Long-term selection studies aim at breaking through the ceiling limiting further improvement of economic traits. Hilgardia 5(11):15-15. DOI:10.3733/ca.v005n11p15
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