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- Cahaner, A., et al. Show all 6 Authors
- British poultry science 1998 v.39 no.1 pp. 133-135
- chickens; thermoregulation; skin temperature; feathers; body weight; liveweight gain; feed intake; feed conversion; diurnal variation; ambient temperature; myocardium; liver; genotype
- ... 1. Heterozygous (Na/na) naked neck chickens and their normally feathered (na/na) sibs, were exposed to constant ambient temperatures (Ta) ranging between 15 and 35 degrees C and 12h: 12h diurnal high:low temperatures of 15 degrees C:35 degrees C. 2. No significant effect of genotype was obtained in weight gain and food intake. However, the naked neck birds tended to gain somewhat more weight at hi ...