Performance of indigenous, Khaki Campbell and their reciprocal crossbred layer ducks under different management systems.

@article{Nageswara2005PerformanceOI,
  title={Performance of indigenous, Khaki Campbell and their reciprocal crossbred layer ducks under different management systems.},
  author={A R Nageswara and V Ramasubba Reddy and V Ravindra Reddy},
  journal={British poultry science},
  year={2005},
  volume={46 4},
  pages={424-9}
}
1. The performance of indigenous ducks (ID), Khaki Campbell (KC) and their reciprocal crossbred layers was studied from 19 to 58 weeks of age. For each genotype, 4 x 18 ducks (3 males + 15 females) were reared under a semi-intensive system (SIS) and an intensive system (IS) with standard management, and 4 x 50 ducks (8 males + 42 females) were reared in an extensive system (ES) with traditional management. 2. In comparison to KC, ID were superior in terms of age at first egg, age at 50% egg… CONTINUE READING

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