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Layer Breeding & Genetics / Poultry Breeding & Genetics
on January 30, 2023

New X-ray procedure could transform layer breeding

Development could aid in selection for layer hen bone strength, welfare and health.

A digital X-ray procedure that takes around 45 seconds to conduct, is practical for hens and poultry workers and delivers reliable, reproducible results has been developed by scientists at the U.K.’s Roslin Institute. The procedure could help in the selection of optimum birds for breeding, improving animal health and…

Read the full article in Poultry International February 2023