crossbreeding


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Synonyms for crossbreeding

reproduction by parents of different races (especially by white and non-white persons)

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Even though the large advantage of the Holstein breed for additive genetic merit for lactation milk yield, several dairy cattle crossbreeding experiments involving this breed along with Brown Swiss, Jersey, Normande and Montbeliarde have been performed to answer the question if crossbreds excel Holsteins in reproduction, health and survival.
Therefore, the aim of this study was to assess the influence of crossbreeding on the quality traits of dry-cured ham, as well as acceptability of dry-cured hams produced from these pigs.
In conclusion, our results suggest that the crossbreeding has some favorable effect on the milk quality.
It can be a feasible, low-management alternative to traditional crossbreeding schemes.
Livestock Northwest and the Cumbria Farmer Network are holding an open day July 12 at Red House Farm, where the crossbred lambs can be viewed and Innovis's Dewi Jones will discuss the Aberdale crossbreeding programme.
Crossbreeding of animal species isn't unusual in itself, explains Zachariah Gompert of Texas State University in San Marcos.
Crossbreeding is very common and the use of recognised crossbreeds and a range of various other crosses is widespread.
While crossbreeding is not for everyone, some producers are trying it as a way to take advantage of the strengths from several different breeds," says Chuck Sattler, Select Sires vice president for genetic programs.
Since using sperm allows crossbreeding between dogs in distant places at low cost, the Sapporo-based association hopes it will now be easier to breed dogs that have traits necessary for guide dogs.
Previously plant breeders were limited to introducing new genes through the time-consuming and inexact art of crossbreeding species that were fairly close relatives.
The book is thus, eponymously, a framework for crossbreeding, and through the title Rene Depestre also signifies that his task as a poet is to give witness to, and to propagate the spirit of, cultural crossbreeding.
Thousand Oaks rose breeder Keith Zary suspected something special would be produced by crossbreeding yellow-and-pink and fragrant pink seedlings some seven years ago.
They compare such procedures to traditional crossbreeding.
One of the commercial breeds widely used in the KNP crossbreeding program is the Duroc pig resulting in KNPxDuroc crossbred (KNPxD).