CTLGH BMGF poultry sequence data



The datasets consist of whole genome sequence data in fastq format from over 600 African chicken samples. Sequencing was performed on an Ilumina HiSeq X10 platform in paired end mode.


The Centre for Tropical Livestock Genetics and Health (CTLGH) poultry programme has generated whole-genome sequence data from hundreds of chicken samples from Africa, with the goal of investigating genetic diversity, the genetic basis of tropical adaptations, and selection signatures associated with production and performance traits. The samples include both indigenous and improved chicken breeds.

Data Citation

Smith, J; Gheyas, A; "CTLGH BMGF poultry sequence data" [dataset] Edinburgh DataVault https://doi.org/10.7488/72321b50-7fe7-40ac-a218-93bf2c2ddb4f
Date made available2020
PublisherEdinburgh DataVault
Date of data production2020
Geographical coverageAfrica

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