Reduction in the size of the egg-laying bird with ability to utilise more fibrous cheaper diets formulated using agricultural by-products. What do you mean by this statement? 

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It is one of the desirable trait in poultry that the newer varieties of birds formulated by cross-breeding programmes must be smaller in sizes with the ability to sustain life on cheap, fibrous diets. This fibrous food could be obtained from by-products of agricultural processes like weed removal, threshing etc.

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