How to Deal with Success in Genetic Improvement
Dr. John Mabry / Professor Emeritus, Iowa State University Ames, IA USA.
There are several different genetic technologies that have been used to improve trait performance for pig farmers. Some examples would include: a) Terminal Cross Mating System: this is simply using a crossbred female composed of breeds that are best for reproduction as the maternal line animals. The most common examples are the use of a Landrace/Large White F1 female as the parent female. This all...