Yolk formation in some Charadriiform birds

@article{Roudybush1979YolkFI,
  title={Yolk formation in some Charadriiform birds},
  author={T. Roudybush and C. Grau and M. Petersen and D. Ainley and K. V. Hirsch and A. Gilman and S. Patten},
  journal={The Condor},
  year={1979},
  volume={81},
  pages={293-298}
}
  • T. Roudybush, C. Grau, +4 authors S. Patten
  • Published 1979
  • Biology
  • The Condor
  • By counting and measuring the major ova of breeding birds at autopsy and combining these data with time intervals between ovipositions, rough estimates have been made of the time required to form yolk in some non-captive birds (King 1973). Direct studies have been made in domestic fowl (Gallus gallus var. domesticus; Gilbert 1972), turkeys (Meleagris gallopavo; Bacon and Cherms 1968), and Common Quail (Coturnix coturnix; Bacon and Koontz 1971), by feeding the birds a capsule containing dye each… CONTINUE READING
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