Improving Reproduction and Genetics in Game Birds and Ratites

  • 60 pages

  • Published: 9 Oct 2011

  • Author(s): Malecki, Irek, Martin, Graeme

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This RIRDC report describes the development and application of fertility and hatchability technologies in commercial production of Peking ducks, pheasants and meat pigeons and artificial insemination technology for ratites. It clearly identifies a number of major constraints to efficient production of ducks, pheasants and pigeons.
The report is primarily for managers and researchers working in production of poultry, game birds, emus and ostriches, although it is also relevant to those involved in breeding of other bird species, as well as conservationists.