Performance of Sudanese native Dwarf and Bare Neck Chicken raised under improved traditional production system

@inproceedings{Yousif2011PerformanceOS,
  title={Performance of Sudanese native Dwarf and Bare Neck Chicken raised under improved traditional production system},
  author={Yousif and Eltayeb},
  year={2011}
}
A total of 300 indigenous pullets of various ecotypes were used for phenotypic characterization of the native chicken of Sudan. This study aimed at evaluating production performance, egg characteristics and clutch traits of dwarf (Betwil) and Bare Neck ecotypes. Laying rate, average egg weight and egg components weights (albumen, yolk and shell) were significantly lower (P<0.05) in dwarf (Betwil) than in Bare Neck. However yolk : albumen ratio and relative yolk weight were higher in dwarf… CONTINUE READING

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