Articles | Volume 64, issue 2
Arch. Anim. Breed., 64, 447–455, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-64-447-2021
Arch. Anim. Breed., 64, 447–455, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-64-447-2021

Original study 15 Oct 2021

Original study | 15 Oct 2021

Genotype–environment interaction in layer chickens in the growing stage: comparison of three genotypes at two different feeding levels with or without red mite (Dermanyssus gallinae) infestation

Hakan Erdem and Türker Savaş

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The interaction between genotype and environment changes depending on the interaction of the sub-environments. The environments have a hierarchically structured impact. With regard to the growth of the chicks, nutrition seems to have a higher value than red mite infestation. While a clear interaction between genotypes and poultry red mite infestation was observed in ad libitum feeding, the genotypes reacted similarly to infestation under feed restrictions.