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    Introduction The purpose of my research paper was to define and expand on what animal inbreeding and selective breeding is in the Herpetology world. I have provided definitions of both along with the pros and cons as well. Once done, I hope you will have a clear understanding of the uniqueness of each along with the positive and negative aspects of both topics. Both topics are allowed to be very objective, subjective, or opinionated; however, in the end, inbreeding and selective breeding becomes a personal choice. Inbreeding, in a nut shell, is breeding a pair of animals that are closely related. Inbreeding does have an obvious genetic consequence. In general, by breeding animals that are in the same family it…

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    There are many things you should know if you are considering breeding Labradors, especially for a dog show. The goal of breeding Labradors, or any dog, is for the resulting Labrador to posses the ideal characteristics of the Labrador breed. You won't know which dogs to breed if you do not know which characteristics are most favorable in Labradors. Learning these traits will help you to successfully breed your Labradors. It could make the difference in winning that first place ribbon at the dog…

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    and lack the sagacity required for the tough job. Supporters of captive breeding, along with zoos, proclaim that the released animals are actually acclimating well and that zoos have saved certain animals from extinction (“Captive Breeding” 69). Even though captive breeding is actually a failing system, in some cases it has worked. Native in Africa, Bongos are a threatened forest antelope that have been reintroduced back into its natural habitat with help of the AZA Bongo Species Survival Plan.…

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    Throughout the world, cattle breeders use a number of methods to manage the breeding of livestock. These methods are used to retain desired qualities in both beef and dairy cattle. One of the most prominent methods is known as line breeding. This practice is used over a large span of time, in order to insure desired qualities are retained over a number of generations. When used properly over a great number of years, qualities can be maintained indefinitely. The process involves keeping a genetic…

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    Christopher Rosa Prof. Click ENG 100 9 Dec. 2014 Breeding Uncertainty Recent developments in food engineering have substantially increased man’s potential to reduce human intervention, and supply a vast amount of food for the ravenous world population. Genetically engineered (GE) crops were initially introduced in 1996, and appeared to have an auspicious future because they were announced to be immune to destructive insects and herbicides. Before the alteration in food production in the…

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    Breeding Nationalism

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    Until last year, gays and lesbians were banned from getting married in most of the 50 states in the US. One of the primary arguments used to justify the bans against gay marriage, was that children would suffer. It was claimed that marriage had one purpose, to produce children. Here, the child is being used as a political tool. Children, as the innocent beings that they are, are used to rally people into a cause, even when the child has no reason to be mixed up in political affairs. One of my…

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    This article tells the dispute about Seaworld's breeding rights, each side had there quotes and opinions. To me this article really points out the fact that that Seaworld is in fact a company and not an organization. There intentions are based in profit not benefit of the animals and education; even though if you check Seaworld's website they explain differently. This really makes me wonder if the company is lying to save themselves from being bankrupt or being forcibly shut down. Like anyone I…

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    Essay On Random Breeding

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    biology, this finding is rather optimistic. Due to the fact that the two populations genetic variability is close to one-another allows for scientists to begin with a microcosm of the original population. This implies that if the correct methods of breeding are followed, then there is a strong possibility that the population of black-footed ferrets could be re-bred with the same genetic variability of the wild population. When comparing the 8th generation of both the random and planned breeding…

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    Selective Breeding

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    Although society has grown to accept individuals with mental disabilities it wasn’t always so. This paper will speak about significant contributions and theories of psychologists and the development of selective breeding. In the 19th century, a social movement claiming to improve the genetic qualities of human populations was developed. The process of improving the human race through the production of superior offspring was known as Eugenics (Boring, 2010). The idea that created eugenics started…

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    The use of artificial insemination in dairy cattle selective breeding enables the best bulls and cows are chose to improve the genetic make-up such as qualities - milk fat content and quantity of milk in the dairy cow population. This helps to prevent the spread of diseases that can result from normal sexual reproduction because AI is done using sterile procedures also the use of AI can minimize injury to the cattle population that caused by aggressive bulls during the mating process. The use…

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