Female birds can change egg contents based on social status, the qualities of dad, and in response to environmental factors. For example, when population density
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Moms can employ a number of strategies to ensure that their young are adequately fed during their first few months of life. Many of these
In addition to manipulating their eggs based on the qualities of dad, bird moms can also alter egg allocation levels based on the social system.
Whereas most human females make up their minds to become pregnant outside of the immediate influence of other females in their social group, this is