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on June 4, 2021

Imaging study to uncover light’s effect on turkey hens

The research could extend the reproduction period, improving the efficiency of egg production.

A research project at Pennsylvania State University will use  advanced imaging technology  to pinpoint the brain areas responsible for regulating the seasonal cycle in turkey hen reproduction.
 
“What we’re trying to do is essentially break that aspect of the seasonal cycle where they go broody after a while,” explained Dr…
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