Abstract

The only breeding strategies to be followed in tropical and subtropical areas appears to be pure breeding with indigenous breeds in the harsh and undeveloped areas and terminal crossbreeding in the more developed areas. Evidence is presented that terminal crossbreeding is highly advantageous and increases efficiency of animal production.
 

M. M Scholtz, C. Z Roux, P. E Lombard

Proceedings of the World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Volume XV. Beef cattle, sheep and pig genetics and breeding, fibre, fur and meat quality., , 361–364, 1990
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