oa Farming in South Africa - Keep the best cockerels for breeding purposes
|Article Title||Keep the best cockerels for breeding purposes|
|© Publisher:||Department of Agriculture (South Africa)|
|Journal||Farming in South Africa|
|Publication Date||May 1933|
|Pages||196 - 197|
|Keyword(s)||Breeding material, Crooked breastbones, Egg production, Hatching, Knock-kneed condition, Leghorns, Progeny test, Reproductive organs, Roach back and Squirrel tail|
A breeding practice based on the principles of inheritance of egg-production is the most desirable way of developing a flock of profitable layers. In breeding we always find variation, which makes selection necessary and improvement possible.
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