Social organization of a red junglefowl, Gallus gallus , population related to evolution theory

@article{Collias1996SocialOO,
  title={Social organization of a red junglefowl,
 Gallus gallus
 , population related to evolution theory},
  author={Nicholas E. Collias and Elsie C. Collias},
  journal={Animal Behaviour},
  year={1996},
  volume={51},
  pages={1337-1354}
}
Abstract The purpose of this study was to relate the social organization of a population of red junglefowl, Gallus gallus , to evolution theory. During a 7-year study of lifetime breeding success in an unconfined population of red junglefowl, only a small proportion of the most dominant cocks and hens produced most of the adults of succeeding generations. Variability in progeny number reared to independence was such that the genetically effective number of adults in the study population was… 
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