If you breed poultry or are considering breeding poultry, a basic knowledge of poultry genetics is important. In particular, it is useful to understand the key elements of genetics and to know why certain traits exist in certain chickens.
A basic knowledge of poultry genetics begins with understanding the following key terms… Read Article
Topics in this Article Include
• Genetics of Comb Type
• Genetics of Feather Color
• Genetics of Shank/Foot Color
• Genetics of Dark Skin Color
Written by: Dr. Jacquie Jacob, University of Kentucky
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