Chinese Poultry Genetic Resources and Utilization of Native Breeds in Poultry Production

Changxin Wu
2001 The Journal of Poultry Science  
Basic situation of poultry genetic resources and poultry production in China was briefly introduced. The strategy on conservation and utilization were to breed new breeds or lines, to use heterosis and to develop new poultry products. Methods of selection, breeding procedure of quality meat yellow chickens, functional eggs with green shell, breeding systems of pure and cross breeds were also introduced.
doi:10.2141/jpsa.38.91 fatcat:gpaqbck7pbfbllo3mxzqts6lf4