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Qiandongnan Xiao Xiang Chicken, Southeast Small

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Country: China

Home Tract: Liping and Congjiang Counties, Guizhou Province.

Morphological characters

Body: Small body size. Smart action

Morphometric traits

Body weight: Cock 1.3 kg, hen 1.2 kg

Production traits

Annual egg production (numbers): 68

Weight of an egg: 38.2 grams

Half evisceration rate: 70.6% for male and 71.8% for female

Remarks: Qiandongnan Xiao Xiang Chicken is little resistant to crude feed, foraging ability, fresh meat and other characteristics. However, the slow-growing species, less egg. This should be strengthened in the future breeding to improve the growth rate and laying performance.

References

Jia Y., 2004, “Report on domestic animal genetic resources in China,” China Agriculture Press. [Web Reference]

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