Why Is Inbreeding Bad?


Inbreeding is bad as it increases the chances of offspring being affected by recessive or deleterious traits. The deleterious genes become widespread and the breed loses vigour due to the limited gene pool. It generally results in a weaker and less fit population.
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OK. I'm going to hope that you are not talking about people. But for animals it is not necessarily always a bad thing. The problem occurs when too much inbreeding or line-breeding
In the simplest of terms: what goes in is what comes out. If the dogs being inbred carry genes for genetic problems behind them or actually have those diseases themselves, those genes
Inbreeding is bad because it confines genetic defects (which there inevitably will be some) to a small "pool" of genetic material. In dogs a long pedigree is not always
I think most of us make judgment a little to quickly when the topic of inbreeding comes up. Now, I am not, by any means, advocating inbreeding animals that produce deformed or that
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