Breeding and Genetics

  title={Breeding and Genetics},
  author={Ali Reza Nazmi and Jin-Zhi Zhang and Xia Li and Christina L. Swaggerty and Michael H. Kogut and H. Chiang and Yong-jian Wang and Katia Genovese and Hueiyen He and Victor J DiRita and Ilya Pevzner and Hong-fei Zhou and Erika Sandford and Merle R Orr and Toby Johnson and Subhashinie Kariyawasam and P. Liu and Lisa Kay Nolan and Susan J. Lamont and M. L. Thakur and Merwyn Fernandes and R S Kalsi and Ranjana Kaul and S. Sambandham},
Currently, in vivo estimation of breast meat yield is based on conformation score in the turkey industry. Ultrasound measurements of muscle depth were analyzed to determine if these objective trait measurements could be used for selection in a breeding program. Two measurements of breast depth, one taken horizontally across the chest and one parallel to the… CONTINUE READING