A.S. Series 73-18
Mercury in our environment has been implicated in egg shell thinning and poor hatchability among various species of wild birds. We have used domestic chickens to determine the effect of a range of sublethal levels of two dietary mercury compounds, i.e., inorganic mercuric chloride and organic methylmercuric chloride.
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Department of Animal Science, Agricultural Experiment Station, South Dakota State University
Emerick, R. J.; Holmquist, C. E.; Nelson, R. A.; and Carlson, C. W., "Sublethal Effects of Mercury on Growth and Reproductive Performance of Layers" (1973). South Dakota Poultry Field Day Proceedings and Research Reports, 1973. 7.