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Cover for Where do we go from here?

The application of selection and breeding for colour, performance, reduction of hereditary and infectious diseases in horses are discussed.

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643298)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Horse genetics.

The second edition of this book contains chapters on horse breeding and genetics, including the evolution and domestication of horses; genomics; the genetics of coat colour and pattern, diseases and performance; karyotypes and chromosome abnormalities; breeding programmes; epigenetics; genetic...

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643298)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Genetics of performance.

The heritability, breeding value, genetic markers and selection of performance traits in racehorses and draught horses are described.

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643298)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Pedigrees and breeding schemes.

This chapter discusses the terms and concepts of pedigree study and presents some breeding myths in horses.

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643298)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Frequently asked questions.

This chapter presents answers for specific situations that are representative of frequently asked questions about horse genetics in terms of physical traits, diseases and performance.

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643298)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Selection of the mare and stallion for breeding.

This chapter presents the criteria and techniques in the selection of stallions and mares for reproductive performance, depending on personal choice and the value of the breeding stock and potential offspring.

Author(s)
Davies Morel, M. C. G.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934507)
Type
Book chapter