Effects of inbreeding and other systematic effects on fertility of Black Forest Draught horses in Germany

Abstract Background The Black Forest Draught horse (BFDH) is an endangered German coldblood breed with its origin in the area of the Black Forest in South Germany. In this retrospective study, the influence of the inbreeding coefficient on foaling rates was investigated using records from ten breedi...

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Main Authors: Maarit Müller-Unterberg, Sandra Wallmann, Ottmar Distl
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2017-10-01
Series:Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica
Online Access:http://link.springer.com/article/10.1186/s13028-017-0338-4

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