The influence of testis on sexual plumage in the domestic fowl


1. Typical female plumage was induced in a young Brown Leghorn male by the introduction into the abdominal cavity of testicular substance from other males. 2. Discussion of this result, together with observations on two normal males exhibiting femaleness in their plumage, leads to the hypothesis that the development of female feathering by male birds can be… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF02982461


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