Artificial insemination in chicken boosts egg fertilization

A new artificial method of inseminating chicken is underway which is promising quicker and guaranteed egg fertilization at a time when age old practice of relying on the cock is proving hard due to social incompatibility, shyness and distance constraints between the cock and hen.



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