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on January 17, 2023

Genome discovery could transform broiler breeding

The newly identified genes could lead to better avian influenza control.

The discovery of 4,300 previously undetected genes in the chicken genome could improve broiler breeding. 

“Recent research using population resequencing data found that the core genome of chickens is only 76% of the genome, which puzzles us because it seems to be inconsistent with the status of chickens in evolution…

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