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Journal Article

The Relation of Plumage to Ovarian Condition in a Barred Plymouth Rock Pullet

Leon J. Cole and William A. Lippincott
Biological Bulletin
Vol. 36, No. 3 (Mar., 1919), pp. 167-178+180-182
DOI: 10.2307/1536392
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Page Count: 16

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Notes and References

This item contains 14 references.

  • 1
    Amer. Poult. Assn., 1915, p. 50
  • 2
    Goodale's statement (1918, p. 292)
  • American Poultry Association '15 The American Standard of Perfection. Illustrated. A complete descrip- tion of all recognized varieties of fowls. Revised. 368 pp. Publ. by Amer. Poult. Ass'n.
  • Boring, Alice M., and Pearl, Raymond. '18 Sex Studies. XI., Hermaphrodite Birds. Journ. Exper. Zoöl., Vol. 25, No. I, pp. 1-47, pls. I-9
  • Davenport, C. B. '12 Sex-limited Inheritance in Poultry. Journ. Exper. Zoöl., Vol. 13, No. I, pp. 1-18, pls. 1-8
  • Dent, O. F. '17 [Hermaphrodite Fowl.] Reliable Poultry Journal, Vol. 24, No. 3, May, P. 335.
  • This reference contains 2 citations:
    • Fitzsimons, F. W. '12 A Hen Ostrich with Plumage of a Cock. Agric. Journ., Union S. Africa, Vol. 4, pp. 380, 381
    • Veterinary Journ., Vol 69, No. 459, Sept., 1913, pp. 414, 415
  • This reference contains 4 citations:
    • Goodale, H. D. '13 Castration in Relation to the Secondary Sexual Characters of Brown Leg- horns. Amer. Nat., Vol. 47, pp. 199-169.
    • '16a Further Developments in Ovariotomized Fowl. BIOL. BULL., Vol. 30, No. 4, pp. 286-293.
    • '16b Gonadectomy in Relation to the Secondary Sexual Characters of Some Domestic Birds. Carnegie Inst. Wash., Publ. No. 243, 52 pp., pls. 1-7.
    • '18 Feminized Male Birds. Genetics, Vol. 3, No. 3, pp. 276-299, pls. I, 2.
  • Guthrie, C. C. '10 Survival of Engrafted Tissues. I (A) Ovaries and (B) Testicles. Journ. Exper. Med., Vol. 12, pp. 269-277, pls. 22, 23.
  • Hunter, John 1780 Account of an Extraordinary Pheasant. Philos. Trans. Roy. Soc. Lond., Vo.. 70, Part I, pp. 527-535.
  • Larcher, O. '16 Contribution à I'histoire des femelles d'Oiseaux chez qui se développent les attributs du sexe male. Rec. de Méd. Vétér., T. 92, Nos. II, 12, pp. 173- 183.
  • Pearl, Raymond, and Surface, Frank M. '10 On the Inheritance of the Barred Color Pattern in Poultry. Arch. f. Entwicklungsmech. d. Org., Vol. 30, part I, .pp. 45-61, pls. 2, 3.
  • Spillman, W. S. (should be W. J.) '09 Barring in Barred Plymouth Rocks. Poultry, Vol. 5, No. II, Aug., pp. 7, 8.
  • Albert Pézard on "Le conditionnement physiologique des charactères sexuels secondaires chez les Oiseaux. Du rôle endocrine des glandes génitales," Bull. Biol. de la France et de la Belgique, T. 52, Fasc. I et 2, pp. 1-176