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Quantitative trait loci analysis of egg and meat production traits in a red junglefowl · White Leghorn cross
IFM Linköpings universitet.
Dept of Medical Science Uppsala University.
Dep of Food Science Swedish University of Agricultural Science.
Dep of Food Science Swedish University of Agriculture Science, Uppsala.
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2006 (English)In: Animal Genetics, ISSN 0268-9146, E-ISSN 1365-2052, Vol. 37, no 6, 529-534 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

Egg and production traits are of considerable economic importance in chickens. Using a White Leghorn × red junglefowl F2 intercross, standard production measures of liver weight and colour, egg size, eggshell thickness, egg taste and meat quality were taken. A total of 160 markers covering 29 autosomes and the Z chromosome were genotyped on 175–243 individuals, depending on the trait under consideration. A total of nine significant quantitative trait loci (QTL) and three suggestive QTL were found on chicken chromosomes 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 8, 10, 12, E47W24 and E22C19W28.

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2006. Vol. 37, no 6, 529-534 p.
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egg characteristics • production traits • quantitative trait locus • red junglefowl • White Leghorn
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URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-37457DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2052.2006.01515.xLocal ID: 36025OAI: diva2:258306
Available from: 2009-10-10 Created: 2009-10-10 Last updated: 2010-04-30

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