- discipline in animal science that utilizes the principles of genetics and statistics with the goal of improvement of animals
Reasons for crossbreeding (4)
- complementary - methods of migration of new genotypes - creating synthetic breeds - rapid change in performance
Not too easy. Not too difficult.
I would recommend this class to anyone because it teaches you a lot about the genetics of animals and what producers and breeders are looking for. It also is an easy class and anyone can excel at it.
I learned about different theories and equations used in genetics everyday by big corporations, about captive breeding programs, and real life examples of genetics in use throughout the years.
Hours per week:
Advice for students:
I would definitely recommend studying the notes she gives you for each test until you know them like the back of your hand. I would also advise to review the notes before taking the quizzes and setting a reminder on your phone to post the questions after the lectures so you don't forget them!