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On the 10th day of incubation, Japanese quail eggs either were injected with testosterone propionate (TP), estradiol benzoate (EB), or oil, or were not injected. When sexually mature, all birds were examined for a variety of sexually dimorphic behavioral and physical characteristics, both masculine and feminine. They were then exposed to a short photoperiod(More)
Japanese quail eggs were injected with estradiol benzoate (EB) after 10, 11, 12, 13, or 14 days of incubation, or were injected on day 10 with one of six dosages of EB or seven dosages of testosterone propionate (TP). EB injected on day 10 of 11 demasculinized the males; as adults they were incapable of copulating in response to exogenous TP. EB injected on(More)
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