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Turkey poult, hatched from an unfertilized egg at the Agricultural Research Center at Beltsville, Md.

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Title:
Turkey poult, hatched from an unfertilized egg at the Agricultural Research Center at Beltsville, Md.
Subjects:
Reproduction, Asexual
Turkeys
Zoology
Item identifier:
ua023_007-003-bx0007-010-023
Photographer:
Description:
Transcribed from back: United States Department of Agriculture Office of Information. Dr. Marlow V. Olsen, poultry scientist of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, feeds a turkey poult, hatched from an unfertilized egg at the Agricultural Research Center at Beltsville, Md. The poult is the first of know parthenogenetic origin to hatch and live more than a few hours. Dr. Olsen is one of 9 American scientists who recently received the Borden award of $1,000 and a gold medal. His award cites his achievements in investigation of parthenogenesis and other aspects of poultry fertility. N-17362. Please credit USDA photo.
Genre:
Photographs
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Location:
Beltsville (Md.)
Digital Project:
University Archives Photographs

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