Method to Alter Sex Ratios in Avian Offspring

The present invention includes methods of influencing the sex chromosome ovulated by a female bird and altering the sex ratio in avian offspring by altering the exposure of an ovulating female bird to one or more stress hormones. In some aspects, the method includes exposing an avian female to a glucocorticoid, such as for example, corticosterone, after the completion of rapid yolk deposition and prior to ovulation

Patents:
WO 2,010,101,802

Inventor(s): NAVARA KRISTEN J [US]

Type of Offer: Licensing



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