Hilgardia
Hilgardia
Hilgardia
University of California
Hilgardia

Artificial breeding of turkeys: Artificial insemination of turkeys requires exacting procedures but does offer specific advantages

Authors

F. W. Lorenz
J. D. Carson

Authors Affiliations

F. W. Lorenz is Associate Professor of Poultry Husbandry, University of California College of Agriculture, Davis; .I. D. Carson is Co-operative Agent, United States Department of Agriculture.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 5(12):4-11. DOI:10.3733/ca.v005n12p4. December 1951.

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Abstract

Artificial insemination of breeding turkeys seems to offer three specific advantages over natural mating: 1, elimination of the need for saddles and thus of damage to the hens by the toms, 2, fewer males needed, and 3, increased fertility.

Lorenz F, Carson J. 1951. Artificial breeding of turkeys: Artificial insemination of turkeys requires exacting procedures but does offer specific advantages. Hilgardia 5(12):4-11. DOI:10.3733/ca.v005n12p4
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