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Effect of selection for egg production on eggshell quality of Japanese quail

Japanese quail have been widely used for biological and genetic studies. In many countries, among all products of intensive poultry farming, Japanese quail meat and eggs convey the image of a natural and festive food. The genetic

Cracking eggs: Researchers measure the toughness of eggshell

Eggs break easily – but how easily exactly? Surprisingly, nobody knew until researchers at Trinity College Dublin in Ireland found a way to measure it. Prof David Taylor of the Trinity Centre for Bioengineering explained that eggs