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Livestock & Pets : Animal Breeding

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What is animal breeding all about? We keep animals for many reasons, and it’s a great mistake to think that making money is always the top priority. 

Naming genes. We use letters for this and there is an international convention to avoid confusion.

We use population genetics to study complex economic traits that are controlled by many genes.

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