Effect of recent and ancient inbreeding on production and fertility traits in Canadian Holsteins

Abstract Background Phenotypic performances of livestock animals decline with increasing levels of inbreeding, however, the noticeable decline known as inbreeding depression, may not be due only to the total level of inbreeding, but rather could be distinctly associated with more recent or more anci...

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Main Authors: Bayode O. Makanjuola, Christian Maltecca, Filippo Miglior, Flavio S. Schenkel, Christine F. Baes
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2020-09-01
Series:BMC Genomics
Online Access:http://link.springer.com/article/10.1186/s12864-020-07031-w