Genetic dissection of growth traits in a Chinese indigenous x commercial broiler chicken cross
In this study, we generated an F2 intercross between the slow growing native broiler breed, Huiyang Beard chicken, and the fast growing commercial broiler breed, High Quality chicken Line A, and used it to map loci explaining the difference in growth rate between these breeds.
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Article made possible through the contribution of Zheya Sheng et. Al. and Biomed Central.