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ADAMS, A. E., and ALLEN, B. C. The thyrotropic potency of the mouse anterior pituitary: 90-91. ADAMSTONE, F. B. The relation of vitamin E to the effectiveness of testosterone injections in caponized male fowl: 145-146. BLAIR, A. P. Isolating mechanisms in two species of toads: 105-106. BLANDAU, R....

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Anatomical Record, 1940, 78, pp 39-181
Abstract

A BRIEF review of the hierarchy of the domestic fowl based on peck-rights, and of the influence of this type of social organization on copulation, growth, and egg yield. .

Author(s)
GUHL, A. M.
Citation
Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science, 1945, 47, pp 337-341
Abstract

Cattle: investigation of " double-muscled " character in beef cattle indicates that it is a recessive; studies on factors affecting milk composition and quality include breed differences in variation of milk constituents as related to the history, care and environment of the cow, and in effect of...

Publisher
Manhattan: Kansas State College of Agriculture and Applied Science,
Citation
Thirteenth Biennial Report of the Director for the biennium July 1, 1944, to June 30, 1946., 1946, pp 96 pp.
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107. Nutritive value of Kansas wheat and wheat pasture with special reference to mineral composition (42).
108. P and Cu requirements of growing pigs (43-44).
109. The relationship of physical balance and energy value in sheep rations (49).
110. Fundamental nutrition studies of sorghum roughages...

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Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station. Thirteenth Biennial Report of the Director for the Biennium July 1, 1944 to June 30, 1946., 1946, pp 96 pp.
Abstract

DEBEAKING did not result in any lessening of social tension within flocks which might have been reflected in increased weight gains or higher egg production.

Author(s)
HALE, E. B.
Citation
Poultry Science, 1948, 27, pp 591-592
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The subjects reviewed include the measurement of sexual behaviour; the effect of social status on productivity of the individual and the effects of social organization on the productivity of the flock as a unit; the role of hormones and heredity; sexual behaviour patterns, heterosexual dominance...

Author(s)
GUHL, A. M.
Citation
Technical Bulletin. Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station, 1953, 73, pp 48 pp.
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Between 27th Oct. and 10th Feb. observations were made of the social behaviour of 4 ♀♀ each of 4 breeds penned together. Social dominance was manifested in the following breed order: Barred Plymouth Rock, Oklahoma Silverbar, New Hampshire and S. C. White Leghorn. Following implantation of half the...

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WILLIAMS, C.; MCGIBBON, W. H.
Citation
Poultry Science, 1956, 35, pp 969-976
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ADAMS, J. L. A comparison of methods of administering estrogenic hormones on growth, fattening and feed efficiency in Broad Breasted Bronze turkeys: 1101. BAKER, E. C. and CURTISS, E. Individual hen difference in egg shell mottling and the relationship of shell mottling to clutch size, internal...

Citation
Poultry Science, 1957, 36, pp 1101-1172
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The results of various experiments on imprinting by the author and his associates are reviewed. The test animals consisted mainly of mallard ducklings and domestic chicks, but the im-printability of several other species of birds and of 2 mammals (sheep and guineapig) was also investigated. In the...

Author(s)
HESS, E. H.
Publisher
American Association for the Advancement of Science, USA
Citation
Science (Washington), 1959, 130, pp 133-141
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A study was conducted to determine the influence of dubbing on the social behaviour of fowls maintained in intermingled flocks with undubbed birds. Analyses of the data obtained were made using the technique of asymptotic confidence intervals for the probabilities of multinomial distribution. A...

Author(s)
MARKS, H. L.; SIEGEL, P. B.; KRAMER, C. Y.
Citation
Animal Behaviour, 1960, 8, pp 192-196

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