INDIAN JOURNAL OF ANIMAL RESEARCH, vol.49, no.4, pp.532-536, 2015 (SCI-Expanded)
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INDIAN JOURNAL OF ANIMAL RESEARCH
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
Embryonic mortality, Fertility, Guinea Fowl, Hatching rate, Incubation, PERFORMANCE, QUALITY
Yozgat Bozok University Affiliated:
This study was conducted to determine the effect of age on different reproductive traits of guinea fowl. A total of 350 female and 150 male guinea fowl were reared in a semi-intensive system. The birds were naturally mated, and eggs were collected for incubation in 6 batches beginning at 40 weeks. A total of 8,123 eggs were incubated between 40-52 weeks of age. The incubation period was 28 days.