Indian Journal of Animal Research

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Indian Journal of Animal Research, volume 54 issue 3 (march 2020) : 392-395

Comparative analysis on early growth and development of different egg-laying quails

Jun Yan Bai, Heng Cao, Shuai Yang, You Zhi Pang, Meng Juan Jiang, Hong Deng Fan, Xue Yan Fu, Ji Yuan Zhang, Hui Jie Shi
1College of Animal Science and Technology, Henan University of Science and Technology, Luoyang 471 003, China.
Cite article:- Bai Yan Jun, Cao Heng, Yang Shuai, Pang Zhi You, Jiang Juan Meng, Fan Deng Hong, Fu Yan Xue, Zhang Yuan Ji, Shi Jie Hui (2019). Comparative analysis on early growth and development of different egg-laying quails. Indian Journal of Animal Research. 54(3): 392-395. doi: 10.18805/ijar.B-1086.
This study was carried out to evaluate growth and development and difference between size and weights of three quail species namely China yellow quail, Beijing white quail and Korea quail. Various parameters in respect of these species like shank length, chest width, chest depth, breastbone length, shank circumference, body length, daily weight gain and weight were recorded under similar feeding conditions. The data so obtained was analysed statistically using SPSS. It was revealed that the body weight, shank length, chest width, chest depth, breastbone length, body length, shank circumference and daily gain of Korea quail are significantly higher (P£0.05) than those of China yellow quail and Beijing white quail. It was concluded the Korea quail grows fastest, followed by China yellow quail and Beijing white quail, successively
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