Abstract

Equations are given for the calculation of inbreeding under migration. The upper limit of inbreeding between a breed with herds interconnected by migration and a conceptual completely random mating aggregate population, allows the estimation of the number of migrants necessary to keep inbreeding within acceptable limits. The main conclusions are in the Discussion.
 

C. Z Roux

Proceedings of the World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Volume 21. Gene mapping; polymorphisms; disease genetic markers; marker assisted selection; gene expression; transgenes; non-convention, , 401–404, 1994
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