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What are the genetic dangers of inbreeding?
When two closely related individuals reproduce, there is more chance of their recessive genes combining and being shown into the individual's pheno type. When the two individuals are not so much related, their recessive genes will cancel out by their dominant genes. thus the offspring will have all the dominant genes which are very likely to be health. But in case of breeding between closely related individuals, they will have higher possibilites of carrying very similar genes. And in this case, the similar genes might be bad on the phenotype. And most cases, the recessive genes that were not apparent in the parent generation will phenotypize by combining due to these inbreeding. thus there are more chance that the offspring will come up with two recessive allelles that are defective and cause some kind of an illness or deformity.
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Inbreeding is a selective breeding method in which 2 individuals with identical or similar sets of alleles are crossed.
It is FAR more dangerous to inbreed cattle than to crossbreed them. Inbreeding exposes genetic abnormalities that would only be exposed if a hetero cow was crossed with a hete…ro bull for a particular genetic abnormality. Inbreeding is only done if you are mating siblings, daughter to sire, son to dam, cousins, son to granddam, daughter to grandsire, etc. It can also kill your herd as far as productivity is concerned because the more you inbreed, the worse-quality your cattles' offspring will be. Crossbreeding on the other hand, occurs when you breed a different breed a bull to a breed of cow: for instance, breeding a Black Angus bull to a Hereford cow. The offspring that comes with this cross is the exact opposite of inbreeding: you get a very vigorous, high-productive calf that will excel above either of his parent's breeding in the feedlot or in the breeding herd. Generally cross-bred animals live longer and are much better-quality than those breeds that it came from. If you want a herd with great-quality cattle, use cross-breeding.
Every animal, no matter how phenotypically 'perfect' is very likely to be carrying deleterious genes. Inbreeding greatly increases the chances of having the same alleles at a …loci - thus hugely increasing the chances of genetic disorders. Inbreeding usually has the strongest affects on reproductive and viability traits - and is never advisable.
Inbreeding weakens a species' gene pool. Genetically related individuals will produce offspring genetically similar to themselves, and if those offspring also inbreed, the tre…nd continues. The genetic diversity that results from breeding with others who aren't related is a good thing: if a plague, natural disaster, sudden climate change, or arrival of a new predator threatens a species, genetic diversity makes it more likely that some individuals exist who can adapt to the change.
Inbreeding is breeding between close relatives, whether plant or animal
In humans - there are many moral and biological problems associated with inbreeding. In animals, inbreeding reduces genetic diversity (which reduces variation and evolutiona…ry potential), and dramatically increases the chances of disorders.
yes it is. there all inbread. (ROB TEMPEST)
No it does not because you would be getting the same exact cells that your family already had. You would only get variation when you have a mixture of unrelated cells.
Some of the risks include blindness and joint deformites in the child.
Inbreeding (and sometime back breeding) is used to reinforce or strengthen certain genetic traits - making them dominant. For example this process is used extensively in agric…ultural seed development, where you want to breed seed-lines that are identical when grown by farmers.
There are two possible meanings, both relate to the same practice. Inbreeding (which results in inbred offspring, is where veryclosely related parents mate (this can be in th…e animal and plantworlds). Extremes of inbreeding can be: brother and sister, father anddaughter, mother and son. More common forms of inbreeding occursbetween cousins. Inbreeding in animals normally always results in geneticabnormalities, this may not be very apparent with first generationoffspring, but if the practice continues can result in some serious(degenerative) disfigurements or diminished mental capacity. However: In plants (as well show animals and livestock) the practice ofinbreeding is used extensively to reinforce positive or desirablegenetic traits within a breeding line. For example, a cat breeder may breed her pure bred Persian cat withone of the offspring from a previous litter (from the same cat) inorder to reinforce a particular genetic characteristic.
Nobody really knows. The educated guess is that: Genetically engineered plants are not dangerous to eat. The DNA of the altered plant or animal cannot directly affect our ow…n DNA. All the food we eat is made of cells, which have genes. It does not make any difference if the genes came from a wild plant, from a plant crossbred by farmers, or a plant engineered in a lab by geneticists. The function of the proteins that the DNA codes for is usually not dangerous directly to humans, but can have ecological ramifications. An example would be the proteins that BT corn produces, affecting the larval stage of many arthropods in the ground and in the ground water surrounding any BT crop, field or anywhere unprocessed BT corn is stored or used.
People have different reasons, but some examples of them are: They do not trust the studies and/or believe many were influenced in some way by the biotech companies… who engineered the plants. They believe biotech companies, especially Monsanto, have had too much influence on the government and government regulatory agencies, especially since there has been a "revolving door between the government and Monsanto in respect of Monsanto/government employees. Most studies have been short-term studies and all known long-term studies done on animals have shown health issues, though they have been debunked by large groups of scientists and governments. Reports that more, not less herbicides are being used on GMO crops that have been engineered to withstand Round-up being sprayed directly on the crop itself. Reports that Bt varieties that are engineered to produce a substance that kills insects in the plant itself when they are eaten having adverse health effects on humans, killing non-targeted insects, etc. Lack of any long-term scientific studies on humans Some believe genetically engineered foods have been developed for a "dark" agenda (population control) They do not believe that anything positive is accomplished through genetic engineering that has not/could not be accomplished through traditional breeding.
Out breeding: AA + aa The aa is a deleterious trait that is recessive. All Aa and trait not expressed. Inbreeding: aa X aa or Aa X Aa or Aa X aa All express …deleterious traits as they are all carrier and expressors of said traits and statistically will express more often if inbreed.
Yes On Howrse there is no disadvantage to breeding horses from the same family together. It allows you to get higher GP more quickly.