Quantitative trait loci segregating in crosses between New Hampshire and White Leghorn chicken lines: IV. Growth performance.

@article{Nassar2015QuantitativeTL,
  title={Quantitative trait loci segregating in crosses between New Hampshire and White Leghorn chicken lines: IV. Growth performance.},
  author={Mostafa K. Nassar and Zemelak S. Goraga and Gudrun A. Brockmann},
  journal={Animal genetics},
  year={2015},
  volume={46 4},
  pages={441-6}
}
Reciprocal crosses between the inbred lines New Hampshire (NHI) and White Leghorn (WL77) comprising 579 F2 individuals were used to map QTL for body weight and composition. Here, we examine the growth performance until 20 weeks of age. Linkage analysis provided evidence for highly significant QTL on GGA1, 2, 4, 10 and 27 which had specific effects on early or late growth. The highest QTL effects, accounting for 4.6-25.6% of the phenotypic F2 variance, were found on the distal region of GGA4… CONTINUE READING
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