The relationship of parthenogenetic development in Broad Breasted White turkey eggs to level of production and environmental factors.

@article{Schom1982TheRO,
  title={The relationship of parthenogenetic development in Broad Breasted White turkey eggs to level of production and environmental factors.},
  author={C B Schom and william. krueger and Richard L Atkinson},
  journal={Poultry science},
  year={1982},
  volume={61 11},
  pages={2143-8}
}
One hundred and twenty Broad Breasted White turkey hens were taken through two production periods with a 10-week dark house treatment between cycles. Incidence of parthenogenesis was established on each virgin female prior to artificial insemination to determine fertility and hatch of fertile eggs. Following the dark house treatment, the hens were again checked for incidence of parthenogenetic development assuming that no viable spermatozoa remained in the oviduct. A number of environmental… CONTINUE READING

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