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What are some advantages and disadvantages of selective breeding in animals?
well some times they come out with deformities not bad ones but there are some risks the advantages is that they come out looking better than ever
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disadvantage: selective breeding gets rid of variety advantage: selective breeding rules out weakness and disability disadvantage: isn't that what Hitler tried to do with …humans in WWII? do we really want to be like him? Selective breeding(or artificial selection) produces traits which may be advantagious to us, but be a disadvantage to the animal.Here are some examples-The lapps of northern Europe herd and breed the wild deer, selecting docile animals. The resulting herds could not survive in the wild.Cows with big udders are good for us , but are probably painful for the cow. English bulldogs mght be considered a cool looking dog, but have breathing difficulties and such small pelvises that they often have to give birth by causation. Advantages: Can produce fitter, stronger animals or animals of a higher yield of milk, meat or eggs for example. Can produce animals better suited to survive in poor climates or marginal conditions, thus preserving human food supplies and saving life. Can ensure the eradication of hereditary sickness in some blood lines. Disadvantages: For show animals such wild kitten eatingas some dogs, it is practised quite strictly by breeders aiming at a certain look which is set down as the breed "standard"- many Dalmation puppies are euthanased because they do not exhibit the breed standards for example, so there are serious moral questions to it too.Too much close interbreeding to obtain certain cosmetic traits can also result in the amplifying of inherent illnesses - like the bulldogs mentioned above, or German shephered dogs with hip problems and so on - in fact, these issues are rapidly worsening in recent years with dogs in particular. keep in mind it will eat your babies if you anger them.
Selective breeding helps to rule out weakness and disability in animals and helps make farming more lucrative for farmers by providing more robust animals for sale. Corn woul…d only have ten kernels or less per ear withour selective breeding!
advantages: . we get more breeds and more animals/plants easier . people can make more more Disadvantages . the animals/plants can have genetic diseases . It is hard t…o get rid of the genetic diseases because you have to breed them out
If it is an animal, it would be unfair to the animal, it could cause genetic problems and the animal could get sick easier. If it's a plant, it could cause environmental probl…ems if it uses more water than other plants around it, causing the plants around it to dry out and birds to lose homes and insects to lose food. It all depends on what it is.
An advantage of selective breeding is that producers can produce cows or bulls with characteristics that improve the breed or the herd itself, or produce more income for the p…roducer when calves are sold. Selective breeding means herd improvement, on things such as milking ability, mothering ability, carcass quality, forage utilization efficiency, calving ease, stayability, birth weights, weaning weights, etc.
The advantages of selective breeding include producing a dog thatmeets the standard of the breed. Disadvantages include producingdogs with very short faces, squat legs, and la…rge bodies.
With selective breeding the gene pool becomes less diverse.
Could create genetic mutation that harm the animal but may create ones that make it adaptable into living and reproducing.
I don't breed animals myself but I have researched this topic.. Selective breeding is used to obtain desired traits in the offspring. This technique has been practised on dom…estic animals, but mostly livestock.. One advantage of this technique is that you can create pets to fit your lifestyle. I know that people who are allergic to dog hair order poodle crosses because they don't molt, but a family can still have another breed of dog.. In livestock it is used to fatten up cows, or keep the racing gene in horses. This is also how the bloodlines horses stay "purebred".
1. endangering the 'selective breeding' speacies 2. how am i suppose to know im 10???
The advantage of animal breeding is that animals that are close toextinction can be repopulated. The disadvantage of animal breedingis over population of common animal species….
reduction of health care and educational expenses
In Animal Life
Large size makes you harder to kill and therefore less likely to become someone's dinner. But larger animals are usually slower, which makes you easier to catch and therefore… more likely to become someone's dinner. So maybe that's neither an advantage or disadvantage.Large size also means you need a lot of dinner. Most of your time must be spent finding food and you may have to travel over long distances just to get enough nourishment to survive.
The female two toed sloth is probably one of the most selevtive breeding animals. Her mate must do the can-can before she will breed with him. Of course, the most selevtive in… biology it the venemous tentacular.
in selective breeding, animals choose the mate who is the fastest, fittest, and who has the best genes to pass on to their offspring. animals who do selective breeding evolve …and become better.
In Animal Life
The Advanatges -The temperament of a purebred animal is more predictable thanmixed-breeds, hence you can look for a pet with the personality youwant. You can find the right… breed for your lifestyle based on itstemperament, energy levels, exercise requirements, etc. Forexample, the Labrador Retriever is a great pet for those lookingfor an addition to a family with young children. Those who want amore independent animal can consider a Persian. There are alsonumerous breed selectors/quizzes that give you an idea of whatbreed of animal should you get. Of course, animals of the samebreed can have different personalities, but in animals with unknownancestry this is almost unpredictable. -You have an idea of what your purebred animal will look like whenit is full grown. Most purebred animals have a breed standard that gives you a basicidea of what they'll look like. Mixed-breeds, however, can come inany size and colour! The full-grown size of a young mixed-breed isalso unknown, although larger paws usually indicate a largeranimal. -You can acquire a breed that is capable of a specific skill in ajob it needs to do. Different breeds of animals have been bred for different tasks. Ifyou need a dog for herding livestock, you may consider a BorderCollie or an Australian Cattle Dog. Some horses are also better atracing, such as the American Quarter Horse and the Thoroughbred. -A purebred animal can be shown and registered with animalassociations while mixed-breeds are usually ineligible. Usually only purebred animals can be entered at breed specificshows as they have a standard to be judged upon. Some reputableanimal associations also only register purebred animals to keeptrack of their ancestry and mixed-breeds cannot have 'papers'.There are exceptions, of course. Some cat shows have a non-pedigreeclass, although the results are subjective. The Disadvanatges . -Purebreds are much more prone to genetic defects. This is due to small genetic pools and inbreeding. It is found thatall the top 50 popular breeds in the UK suffer from a geneticdefect of some sort. Animals from pet shops in particular have aninbred history, resulting in a shortened life span and expensivevet bills. . -Many purebred animals have extreme body features that causedsuffering. Many breeds of domestic animals have been bred to look extremewithout awareness to the health problems it leads to. For example,Dachshunds have long backs, resulting in spinal disorders. Thewrinkly skin around a Shar-Pei's eyes may also lead to eyeinfections. -Purebreds may have 'working instincts' which are less commonlyseen in mixed-breeds. This can be seen in particularly dogs. Sighthounds have a strongdesire to chase moving objects and animals, and pastoral dogs often'herd' children and nip at their heels. These behaviour problemswill often result in these dogs being abandoned. -Purebreds are generally more expensive than mixed-breeds. More purebred dogs and cats will cost more than US$300. Somemixed-breeds can be adopted for free. . In conclusion:It is up to you whether you want a purebred or amixed-breed, yet it is important to weigh the advantages anddisadvantages before making you decision. If you are considering apurebred animal, it is recommended to acquire it from a reputablebreeder and conduct health test on it in veterinary clinics. . Of course, it you don't mind about acquiring a purebred ormixed-breed, it will be nice to adopt a mixed-breed animal in yourlocal animal shelter. Many mixed-breed animals are put to sleepeach year as they can't find forever homes. They make lovely petslike purebred animals and deserve a second chance at life.As theASPCA said, "If you can't decide between a Shepherd, a Setter or aPoodle, get them all ... adopt a mutt!".
Many animals are born with serious mental and physical problems as well as not being able to produce and they can become mentally ill. If enough of this happened, the animals …could be extinct. SO DON'T FORCE BREED. ;)