This article is from the WSSF 2017 AFRMA Rat & Mouse Tales news-magazine.
Did You Know? Adult female rats fed a diet high in salt produced more females in their litters. The amount of salt did not affect litter size or general health of the offspring. [Do not try this at home. A high-salt diet can cause many health problems. Ed.]
Published in Physiology & Behavior, Volume 36, Issue 2, 1986, Pages 307–310,
Maternal dietary sodium chloride levels
affect the sex ratio in rat litters.