publication . Article . 2002

Génétique et adaptation: le point des connaissances chez les volailles

Jean-Michel Faure; S. Mignon-Grasteau;
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  • Published: 15 Dec 2002 Journal: INRAE Productions Animales, volume 15, pages 357-364 (issn: 2273-774X, eissn: 2273-7766, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Universite de Bordeaux
Numerous studies have been conducted on bird's adaptability, which has been modified by domestication and artificial selection. Those studies include between lines comparisons, genetic parameters estimations and selection experiments. These studies deal with many different behaviours, as sexual or social behaviour, feeding or stress susceptibility. These behaviours are linked to the adaptability of animals and are generally heritable, and thus susceptible to be modified by selection. Many selection experiments have confirmed this theoretical possibility, but their aim has changed with the context of poultry production. The first goal of these experiments was to ...
free text keywords: Sciences agricoles, Agricultural sciences, GENETIQUE;BIEN-ETRE, poule, volaille, poulet, adaptation, comportement, héritabilité, critère, sélection génétique, revue, Political science, Humanities
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