Managing incubation behaviour and broodiness
Incubation behaviour is one of the most costly
management challenges in turkey breeding. Induced by interactions from the
environment and the endocrine system, numerous management strategies have
evolved to alleviate these detrimental effects that - in nature - are
representative of a normal physiological state in turkeys.
Keywords: incubation, turkeys, brooding, endocrine
Source: World Poultry magazine. Issue 23.2
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