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the process by which an organism produces others of its kind

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elegance by virtue of fineness of manner and expression

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the result of good upbringing (especially knowledge of correct social behavior)

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helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community

the production of animals or plants by inbreeding or hybridization

producing offspring or set aside especially for producing offspring

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High correlation was observed between testis size and scrotal circumference and based on this collective information, testicular diameter along with scrotal circumference are excellent indicators of spermatogenic function [33] and this can be used for breeding soundness evaluation in Tho Tho bulls [34].
Once the buck passes the breeding soundness exam, then producers should look at the overall health and body condition of the animal.
To study the effect of species (cattle and buffalo), the period vis-a-vis the season of birth the data generated on male specific breeding soundness traits were subjected to least squares analysis.
All bulls had previously passed a breeding soundness examination.
Breeding soundness examination A physical examination, usually by a veterinarian, to determine the ability of a male or female to reproduce.
Since the assessment of the male animal for breeding soundness is an essential characteristic of the successful reproductive operation in modern dairy goat management programme, it has been demonstrated that reproductive performance is economically very important in small ruminant husbandry enterprises.
However, in AI programs a very few bulls are contributing their genes to larger population of cows and the breeding soundness evaluation does not incorporate a regular assessment of libido and mating/social behavior.
Optimum serving capacity and seminal profile are indispensable parameters for evaluation of breeding soundness of dairy bulls.