Poultry Breeds

Selected USDA Research on Breeding Poultry

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has a robust research program that includes studies of poultry breed characteristics, especially as they relate to disease vulnerability and resistance. Here are recent publications on USDA poultry research in this topical area. All of these articles are available from the National Agricultural Library Digital Collections.

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