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on March 24, 2020

Researchers identify gene to improve hen bone health

A multinational group of scientists has discovered a gene that could be key to improving the health and wellbeing of laying hens.

Identification of this key gene may help in the selective breeding of lines of egg-laying hens with stronger bones. In future, these birds may also be at…

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