"The extra attention was nice, but any time a dog gets popular in North America and particularly the States, breeding problems
rise up because of the sudden demand."This has happened multiple times among many of the sporting breeds.
Anaestrus and repeat breeding problems
in indigenous cattle in Bangladesh.
After his three-year-old career, George Washington was sent off to stud but he suffered breeding problems
and was returned to the care of O'Brien.
I won't say that Regumate (or prostaglandin, or ultrasonic scanning) solved all this mare's breeding problems
, but she did have a subsequent breeding career during which she produced the first good Night Shift (Frequent Flyer) and the first good Marju (Sil Sila).
As we consider using genomics to improve crop breeding, we need to ask whether we are using genomics tools to solve serious breeding problems
, or inventing breeding problems
that are solvable by genomics methods.