Feeding Sorghum Seed to Poultry May Result in More Females Per Hatch

Dr. Walker experiments with feeding sorghum seed to zebra finches in order to get more females per hatch.



Sorghum Seed
Dr. Walker found research that shows sorghum seed has a lot of female hormones. He wondered if, when fed to birds, that would increase the probability of hatching hens.
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Sorghum seed as chicken feed may increase the probability of hatching more laying hens than roosters.
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