Abstract

The paper is describing and discussing relationships between genetic selection for an improved production, biological limits to selection and animal welfare. Resource allocation theory has been used to underline the different aspects of biological limits.

M. Bakken, O. Vangen, W. M Rauw

Proceedings of the World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Volume 27: Reproduction; fish breeding; genetics and the environment; genetics in agricultural systems; disease resistance; animal welf, , 381–388, 1998
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