Reduction of inbreeding in commercial females by rotational mating with several sire lines

<p>Abstract</p> <p>A mating system to reduce the inbreeding of commercial females in the lower level was examined theoretically, assuming a hierarchical breed structure, in which favorable genes are accumulated in the upper level by artificial selection and the achieved genetic pro...

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Main Authors: Mukai Fumio, Nomura Tetsuro, Honda Takeshi
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2004-09-01
Series:Genetics Selection Evolution
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