Agricultural Science Euro-North-East

Scientific journal
of the North-East Regional Agricultural Scientific Centre

Phone (8332) 33-10-43
(8332) 33-07-21
Fax: (8332) 33-10-25
Address: Kirov, Lenin's street, 166-a

Methods of gathering of selection pens and biodiversity of guinea fowls in a genetic resources enterprise

Zabiyakin V.A., Vel'dina M.E., Kropotova A.L., Zabiyakina T.V.



The methods of gathering of selection pens of guinea fowls in the genetic resources enterprise ZAO “Mariiskoye” are stated in the article. The methods of reproduction and selection of parental herd of guinea fowl are presented, allowing to keep their genetic diversity and providing potential sales volume of breeding production for a season not less than 200,000 of incubatory eggs or 150,000 goals of young growth.

Keywords: guinea fowl, gathering, selection pens, biodiversity, reproductive characteristics, breeding production