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  • Pedigree Breeding

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    The purpose of this paper is to discuss the trend of increased health problems in the modern canine being caused by inappropriate breeding practices. Definition of Terms: COI- Shows the relationship between two purebreds found by the formula: Fx = Sum[(½)n1 + n2 + 1(1 + FA)] (“About Inbreeding”). Dystocia- Painful and troubled labor (“Dystocia Definition”). Elbow Dysplasia (ED)- Painful disorder in the elbow joint caused by improper bone growth (Maki). Exophtalmosis- A condition in which the

  • Industrialized Dog Breeding

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    furious. Puppy mills are dog breeding operations where profit is placed above animal welfare. Puppy mills represent a serious concern, not only for the dogs, but for future generations as well. The United States government must eliminate puppy mills by having mill owners be incarcerated instead of just fined, allowing more searches of certified breeders, and have congress pass a nationwide law. Background Information Within the background of the American dog breeding society lies a dark secret.

  • Bee Breeding Techniques

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    A strange phenomenon grasped the world of beekeeping in the fall of 2006: vast amounts of beekeepers’ hives were collapsing for no reason whatsoever. Beehives full of apis mellifera all over the United States are suffering from what is now known as Colony Collapse Disease or CCD. Over the years, researchers have come up with a slew of theories as to what might be causing CCD such as pests, viral pathogens, fungi, bacteria, and even cell phones, but no definitive reason can be attached to this bizarre

  • Selective Breeding Papers

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    Selective breeding is the process in which humans have been manipulating genetic transfer of organisms with desirable traits in an attempt to breed an offspring with similar desirable characteristics or with improved traits. Selective breeding involves selecting and breeding certain organisms based on their phenotypic traits so that the desired traits are passed on to the next generations and the alleles from them increase in frequency in the gene pool. The males and females that have the same desirable

  • Benefits Of Selective Breeding

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    they will continue to suffer. Selective breeding is the process in which human beings breed animals to produce desired traits in the offspring. Eventually dogs were being bred less for the ability to work and more for how the animals looked. Selective breeding does have its own benefits. The clubs keep track of the dogs and their lineage, which is helpful for telling if the dog has any family history of disease. When breeders use inbreeding or line breeding it greatly increases the chances of genetic

  • Selective Breeding vs Transgenesis

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    Selective Breeding vs Transgenesis Selective breeding is a way for humans to nurture desirable traits in plants and animals, but it is much older and less scientific than transgenesis. In selective breeding, two members of the same species are paired as breeding partners in order to encourage desirable characteristics in the offspring. For example, cows that have been observed producing large volumes of milk may be bred to pass that trait on to ensuing generations. This process helps ensure an increase

  • Breeding Habits of Water Birds

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    activities, which are prevalent among water birds (Weins, 1992). Why animals form breeding colonies is a major unresolved question in evolutionary biology. The topic continues to stir lively debate (Danchin & Wagner 1997, Tella et al., 1998) and has been the focus of long term studies (Hoogland 1995; Brown & Brown 1996; Danchin et al. 1998). One of the principal issues has been whether colonies form due to limited breeding habitat; with animals forced into nesting aggregations at a nest cost, or result

  • Animal Breeding Ethics

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    in... ... middle of paper ... ...W.H Kwok, D.K.K Leung, T.S.M Wan, and A.S.Y Wong. "Metabolic Studies of Turinabol in Horses."Analytica Chimica Acta. 586 (2007): 208-216. Print. Ray, Margaret. "Advertising and Pricing Policies in the Equine Breeding Industry or Sex and the Single Stallion."Applied Economics. 23.4 (1991): 755-762. Print. "Sports People: Horse Racing;drug Suspension for Jockey." New York Times October 12, 1995,, May 25, 2012. Thoroughbred Horse Racing Jockeys and

  • End Breeding Programs

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    End Breeding Programs Have you ever been to a Seaworld Shamu show or park? Where you aware of the cruelt that goes on behind the lights and magic of the shows? Those creatures that you see doing tricks are depressed and enclosed in their own personal inferno. More and more marine animals, like orca whales (also known as killer whales,) are being captured and forced into captivity. Not only does being in captivity limit their freedom but it also damages their mental and physical health. Seaworld

  • The Process of Horse Breeding

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    about this topic. People need to raise awareness to the things we are doing to these wonderful animals. It all begins with the breeding process. That is the root of a lot of other problems that have occurred. People working with horses need to realize when to intervene and acknowledge the effects they have on their horses regarding the breeding process. First off the breeding process needs to be a healthy one. The mare, female, and stallion, male horse, need to mature to at least three years old. These