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Selective breeding is the process in which two animals from the same species reproduce due to useful characteristics. Two animals with a certain type of characteristic are… bred together to produce offspring. Then the offspring with the most useful characteristic breeds with another offspring to produce more offspring. This process continues for generations until the offspring consistently have the useful characteristic farmers or scientists are looking for. Cross-breeding is a type of selective breeding except with animals from two organisms from the same species but not the same breed. Selective breeding is one of the most common causes for a wide range of breeds in animals and varieties in plants. this is incorrect It is the process which humans use animal breeding and plant breeding to selectively develop particular characteristics by choosing which typically animal or plant males and females will sexually reproduce and have offspring together
One of the benefits of selective breeding is being able to increase favorable characteristics. Another benefit is lessening the chance of defects.
you get the best ones you pick and there will be the colour/temprement you want. oh yeah, i did this, you know it, you heard it here first!
Selective breeding is when a species is purposely breed to have certain characteristics. Ex. lots of dogs are breed to have a shiny coat, of a certain color of fur etc. Natura…l selection is having nature choose your characteristics. Ex. On the Galapagos islands, the finches have different depths of beaks. All they eat are seeds. The beaks ranges from 6 to 14 mm deep when the rainfall is normal. During years of drought, the seeds they eat have less water and the seeds are large and tough to crack open. Then, the finches with small beaks won't be able to crack the seeds open because they have weaker beaks than finches with larger beaks. The small beak finches die of starvation and the large beak finches live to pass on their genes of having large beaks. Over time, the finches with small beaks all die off and there will only be finches with larger beaks. This is natural selection.
all breeds of animal can be selective breed DaveScriv added: Indeed all breeds of domestic livestock were created by selective breeding, although it looks more obvious on some… than others. Taking a few chicken breeds as examples, Drentse & Friesians (both from The Netherlands) don't look much different from wild Jungle Fowl in size & shape (although bred in many plumage colour varieties, most of which are different from JF colours), so don't look as though they've been subjected to much selective breeding, but they've still been selectively bred to an extent, and have existed for over 1000 years (long before they were 'officially recognised breeds') in their home regions to be active little birds which could find most of their own food (their original peasant owners couldn't spare much valuable grain in this mainly cattle/pasture region) and be nimble and alert enough to avoid being eaten by foxes. The Netherlands is also one home country of Sabelpoot Bantams (also developed in England as 'Booted Bantams' & Germany as 'Federfussige Zwerghuhner', one of the most extreme (huge feathering on legs & feet, plus an wide range of plumage colours & patterns) and obvious examples of selective breeding. Some of the colour varieties are fairly new, but Booteds/Federfussiges/Sabelpoots generally were first developed well over 200 years ago. Google the breed names to get pictures.
its when you take a desirable trait to produce a certain kind of offspring. like making bigger sweeter strawberries or making horses faster.
Selective breeding in domesticated animals is the process of a breeder developing a cultivated breed over time, and selecting qualities within individuals of the breed that wi…ll be best to pass on to the next generation.
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for example if you have a cow that produces lots of milk, you would select that cow to breed so its calves would produce a lot of milk when they grow up
We can increase our yield of milk, wool, fruit, and other products by selecting for those organisms with the more desirable traits.
To get fish the color you want.
Breeding enables a particular species to produce offspring so that it does not become extinct. Breeding also enables a species to better evolve and adapt according to its surr…oundings and, for domestic livestock, to improve on meeting market demand (as controlled by humans).
Selective breeding can provide a preferred quality of food for the farmer. This means that the food produced will be preferred by customers, resulting in a larger sale and pro…fit. Selective breeding can also increase the percentage yield of the food produced. However, selective breeding often means breeding the animals with relatives to achieve the 'ideal' quality. This results in a greater chance of genetic diseases being passed on. It also means that very little new genetic material is introduced into the gene pool, which means that most animals will have similar genes. When this happens, a new strain of disease could easily wipe out the entire farm as there is little variation between species. This also applies to plants. Another Opinion: Actually there's a few holes in the above answer, especially the second paragraph. Selective breeding is not just about line-breeding or inbreeding. Selective breeding is about selecting and breeding those animals that are best suited to meet the standards set by a producer. The animals that are not ideal for the goals and objectives that the producer has in mind, which are called inferior livestock, are simply culled from the herd or flock. Inbreeding or linebreeding is used as a means of selective breeding, but only has a means to purify a particular breed, to allow genetic abnormalities to raise their ugly heads in order to see which animals are carriers of these genetic diseases and whether they should be culled or not. Sure inbreeding could cause animals to have a poorer immune system, but that's only if a producer gets really careless with the inbreeding program and has no herd health or biosecurity program to prevent this from happening. So yes, selective breeding does benefit producers but only if it's used with care and a bit of common sense.
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Biotechnology is involved in Selective Breeding.
why do we make selectively breed happen