Study of the live body weight and body characteristics of the African Muscovy duck (Caraina moschata)

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Three hundred and twenty 1-week old ducklings (160 males and 160 females) were used to evaluate the body weight, body parts and carcass characteristics of the African Muscovy duck. Sexual dimorphism was in favour of the male for all the parameters throughout the experimental period, however the difference was significant (P < 0.05) only after week 2. The 12… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11250-007-9030-4

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