Fast, accurate method developed to sex chickens using feather crude DNA

In recent years researchers have found it difficult to source sexed day-old broiler chicks for research purpose. This is due to the change in genetics of current commercial broiler breeds resulting in feather sexing being no longer available.
calendar icon 3 August 2020
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Normalized HRM curve to identify male and female birds from feather crude DNA
Normalized HRM curve to identify male and female birds from feather crude DNA
Research team: Associate Professor Shubiao Wu, Dr Sarbast Kheravii, Dr Kosar Gharib-Naseri, and PhD student Ashley England
Research team: Associate Professor Shubiao Wu, Dr Sarbast Kheravii, Dr Kosar Gharib-Naseri, and PhD student Ashley England
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