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The breeding industry, its value to the country, and its needs

by Walter Heape

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Published by University Press in Cambridge [England] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Domestic animals

  • Edition Notes

    Includes tables.

    Statementby Walter Heape
    SeriesNational problems
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 154 pages
    Number of Pages154
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27275544M

    Space per se is not the only factor that affects whether or not the animal can meet its needs; proper animal care dictates that any breeding animal should have enough cage space to interact with or move away from their partner or youngsters and enough space to build a nest and raise a litter (Van de Weerd et al. , Patterson-Kane et al. Availability of animal protein for human consumption is very low in the developing countries mainly because of low productivity of existing livestock; ways and means to improve productivity through breeding are discussed and some basic issues requiring further research pointed out.

    An estimated breeding value (EBV) is simply the value of an animal's additive genetic effects. It is the value of the genes which the animal may transfer to its offspring. Animal's BV is half of the BV of it's parent, or twice the value of the BV of it's offspring. Note that BVs are always only estimates - even if they are referred shortly as. Residual value considerations. When investing in racehorses, due consideration needs to be given to whether the horse will have residual value after it ceases running. A stunning colt with an outstanding pedigree and key Group 1 wins can attract bids from the big stallion studs of $10 million to $30 million.

    When genomic testing was first introduced to the dairy industry in , there was considerable debate and pushback about the value and reliability of the information. At first, the industry was focused on determining if we could choose bulls without progeny testing – a sea change for the A.I. industry. Breeding Business is a platform dedicated to ethical dog breeding around the world. Our team provides quality posts, in-depth articles, interviews, product reviews, and more. We participate in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an advertising and affiliate program providing a way for our company to earn fees by linking to and affiliated sites.


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The breeding industry, its value to the country, and its needs by Walter Heape Download PDF EPUB FB2

Excerpt from The Breeding Industry: Its Value to the Country, and Its Needs The history of all economic industries emphatically demonstrates that their progress and success essentially depend upon the results gained by Scientific research.

The Breeding industry is no exception to this rule and our foreign competitors clearly recognise that : Walter Heape.

Get this from a library. The breeding industry, its value to the country, and its needs. [Walter Heape]. THE ANIMAL-BREEDING INDUSTRY 25 formed of the and its needs book and importance of this breeding industry.

We shall confine our attention to the United States, remembering that ex-cept in certain rather restricted lines, the animal-breeding industry in this country has as yet had no special or intensive development.

Plant breeding aims at creating useful plants for the benefit of humankind. At the heart of these activities, stands the knowledge of the art and science of ameliorating plant genetics.

1 The amelioration of the genetics of plants dates back to the Neolithic Age, when most of the major cereals, legumes and root crops where successfully domesticated.

2 These crops continue to be man’s. The breeding of enslaved people in the United States was the practice in slave states of the United States of slave owners to systematically force the reproduction of enslaved people to increase their profits.

It included coerced sexual relations between enslaved men and women, forced pregnancies of enslaved people, and favoring women who could produce a relatively large number of children. For example, Sire A has a breeding value of +16 for weaning weight, while Dam A has a breeding value of +6 for weaning weight.

The sire contributes half, which is +8, and the dam +3, so their progeny will wean +11kg heavier. The accuracy of a breeding value is the difference between the true breeding values and the expected breeding values.

opportunities in established and developing racing markets and the industry needs a plan to address - Quantify the current value of the Thoroughbred breeding industry and its contribution to the economy by country trained, 28% 13% 8% 7% 5% 3% 6% 0% 5% 10% 15% 20% 30% gs.

Value to the Economy •Vertical integration within the poultry industry gives producers greater control over the production of quality products that successfully meet consumer wants and needs.

•Vertical integration results in a more cost effective production process and a. as follows: for the breeding value sport, % of horses (about 2/3 of the population) score 80 - points. Therefore, breeding values ranging from 80 to are roughly considered AVERAGE.

A horse with a breeding value of - is considered a + PRODUCER, and a horse with a breeding value of or more is deemed a ++ PRODUCER. However. The American Slave Coast: A History of the Slave-Breeding Industry by Ned & Constance Sublette is a book which offers an alternate view of slavery in the United States.

Instead of treating slavery as a source of unpaid labor, as it is typically understood, they focus on the ownership aspect: people as property, merchandise, collateral, and capital. the genomic value of marker locus effects (e.g., single nucleotide polymorphisms or SNP).

Subsequently, the genomic value of an animal is predicted as a weighted sum of the gene content at each locus (number of “second” alleles) in an animal times the predicted genomic value of these “second” alleles at each marker locus.

breeding value as a percentage of the breed's average, where the breed average, is equal to The BLUP method makes it possible to separate the influence of the environment (farm, year, season, group, etc.) on a particular trait from the genetic influence.

Fortunately that is simple: just take the average. For example, if you want to estimate the breeding value for a sire with 20 offspring based on the offspring performance, then you take the average of the performance of the offspring and relate that to the population average.

If the offspring average is 50 and the population average is 40, than. What is cross breeding and what is its aim. Mostly found in purebred industry. Could cause undesirable effects on an individuals viability productivity and/or economic value.

Deleterious gene. Increase in homozygosity provides the opportunity for unfavorable recessive genes. Wildlife management attempts to balance the needs of wildlife with the needs of people using the best available science. Wildlife management can include gamekeeping, wildlife conservation and pest fe management draws on disciplines such as mathematics, chemistry, biology, ecology, climatology and geography to gain the best results.

Wildlife management aims to halt the loss in. Breeding value refers to the value of an animal in a breeding program for a particular trait. An animal's breeding value is estimated to be twice the expected performance of its progeny. The reason for doubling the expected progeny performance is that only half of the genes from the individual are.

bulls ($8,), for a breeding livestock value of $, as replacements and their total base value (10 x [$ - 0] = $7,) will be recognized as revenue (Table 2).

The 10 replacement heifers will transfer to the bred heifer group with the increase in base value adding to revenues (10 x [$. Nature of the Construction Industry, Its Needs and Its Development: A Review of Four Decades of Research.

1 * George Ofori. 2 Abstract: The construction industry is not well understood. There is no common definition, and there are even arguments about whether it is an industry or a sector that comprises many industries. In the United States, goat production increased by about one-third in the past decade because of their economic value as efficient converters of low-quality forages into quality meat, milk, and hides for specialty markets.

There are several reasons for the growing popularity of goats in this country. Direct breeding value of average daily gain, stayability, and number of piglets born alive at the first parity: The estimated genetic correlation coefficient between DBV of ADG and STAY was significantly negative ( [+ or -] ), suggesting that animals with high genetic potential for ADG could have a.

Palm oil is currently one of the most sustainable and important key base stocks for “Modern” or “Green” industry due to its high productivity rate as compared to other crops. The main feedstocks for oleochemicals are coconut oil and tallow, resulting in oleochemicals having fatty acid moiety of even numbered saturated carbon chain lengths.

Price-to-book value (P/B) is the ratio of the market value of a company's shares (share price) over its book value of equity. The book value of equity, in turn, is the value. Investors and breeders want a decent return on their investment in four years, before the progeny of the stallion starts to run.

Once the progeny starts running, the value of the stallion is tied to its record as a producer. Before they run, the value is dictated by the economy and the initial deal.