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Antibodies to curb broodiness of turkeys

Recently completed research explored the possibilities of controlling broodiness in turkeys through the use of monoclonal antibodies. Sponsored by the US Poultry and Egg Association, a team of researchers discovered that antibodies could prevent turkey hens from becoming broody and show a drop in egg production

This article can also be found at World Poultry Volume 17 number 2. To view the article online simply click on the link below.


Keywords: management, antibodies, turkeys, brooding, eggs


 

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