Hens that do not produce their own chicks have been developed for use as surrogates to lay eggs from rare breeds.
Over many thousands of years, farmers have bred maize varieties so the crops are optimally adapted to local environments.
The genes of 50 top bulls have been sequenced in an effort to understand how genes from temperate cattle have influenced important production traits in the modern Brahman breed.
Greater Sage-Grouse are thought to return to the same breeding ground, or "lek," every spring—but how do populations avoid becoming isolated and inbred? A new study from The Condor: Ornithological Applications used thousands ...
The Wsm2 gene is located on chromosome 3BS in wheat and most recently eight tightly linked flanking markers have been identified and mapped.
The research, published in the British Trust for Ornithology (BTO) journal Bird Study, looked at the breeding populations of three species of large gull; Herring Gull, Great Black-backed Gull and Lesser Black-backed Gull ...
Mass livestock production is driving molecular changes in diseases that could lead to human pandemics, according to an expert from the University of Exeter.
You fly more than 100 miles for love. You get rejected. You fly another 100 miles. Another rejection. And another.
Climate change improves the breeding chances of migratory geese in the Arctic - but puts mother geese at more risk of death, according to a new study.
In the upside-down world of the pipefish, sexual selection appears to work in reverse, with flashy females battling for males who bear the pregnancy and carry their young to term in their brood pouch. But new research shows ...