Best Book on Breeding/Genetics

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by mame1616, Sep 12, 2010.

  1. mame1616

    mame1616 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi - with so many books out there, does anyone have a favorite books on breeding and/or genetics? Thanks all!
     
  2. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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  3. growinupinfl

    growinupinfl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ya know I'm wondering the same thing... I would love a list of dominant and recessive traits, and what happens with various combination's I saw that on the comb traits they listed.

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/web/viewblog.php?id=9280-Comb_Genetics

    Genetics of the Fowl: The Classic Guide to Chicken Genetics and Poultry Breeding

    is the source they site.. I looked it up and you can buy it at Amazon for $40.00 but alas I'm a college student and money for extra books even interesting ones is kinda not possible. So I found a few I'm ordering through my college library system. One is Modern Live Stock and Poultry. I'm gonna keep looking and see if any have a list. I think I might also look at some of the college that specialize in agriculture, if they have a poultry science dept they might have info they will mail to you. I'm looking If I find any I will share it with you..

    I hope you have a great day.

    Christal
     
  4. justuschickens59

    justuschickens59 VA Royal Blues

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  5. mame1616

    mame1616 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Thanks Christal - that was a great site. Try ebay and half.com. I've also found great prices for schoolbooks at Textbooks.com. I'm in school myself, so I know how it is - good luck!
     

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