Effect of some factors on production and reproduction performance in turkey .

Abstract: The present study was carried out at Turkey Research Station, Mahallet Mousa, Kafr EI-Shickh Governorate, Animal Production Research Institute. The aim of this study was to 1) study the relationship between some blood components and productive traits, 2) treating broody hens by hormons and drugs to return to egg laying, and 3) treating eggs in the hatchery to increase hatchability. 240 BBB hens used in this study. The results obtained from this study indicated that was significant differences (P<0.05) in egg number during the first 90 days between the high production group (50 eggs) and the low production ones (26 eggs). The results also showed that alkaline phosphatase level was higher in the high production group than the low one at 16 weeks of age, and the difference was significant (P<0.05). There were positive correlations between all egg production traits and the level of alkaline phosphatase at 16, 20 and 24 weeks of age. 0.2 ml GnRH or 150 IU HCG for consuctive 3 days, with clomephen citrate or clomephen citrate I for 5 consuctive days orally, were stopped brooding and hens were produced significant (P<0.05) higher eggs than control group. Vaposol vapor increased hatchability percentage comparable with control group.
(Key Words: Turkey - Egg Production - Blood constituents - Plasma -
Broodiness - Correlation - Hatchability)
Publication year 2002
Availability location مكتبة معهد بحوث الانتاج الحيوانى- شارع نادى الصيد - الدقى - الجيزة
Availability number 778
Organization Name
Country Egypt
Department Rabbit, Turkey and Water Fowl Research Department
Author(s) from ARC
Blood composition. Egg production. Hatching. Turkeys.
Publication Type Master Thesis