TITLE

Crossbreeding: Fast way to up functional traits

AUTHOR(S)
Long, Jonathan
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;1/26/2007, Vol. 146 Issue 4, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a route offered in crossbreeding which helps boost cow's functional traits such as fertility and udder health. It states that breed improvement must be conducted in purebreds to ensure that there will be sufficient gene pool to take for the next crossbreeding programmes. Professor Torstein Steine of Geno Global considers rotational crossing as the best breeding option.
ACCESSION #
24019358

 

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