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Improving the efficiency of feed utilization in poultry by selection. 1. Genetic parameters of anatomy of the gastro-intestinal tract and digestive efficiency

By Hugues de Verdal, Agnès Narcy, Denis Bastianelli, Hervé Chapuis, Nathalie Même, Séverine Urvoix, Elisabeth Le Bihan-Duval and Sandrine Mignon-Grasteau
Topics: Research Article
Publisher: BioMed Central
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