#556: Should breeders test their breeding stock for genetic defects?

Question suggested by Patrick Donegal, North Dakota, USA


Yes, always.

74%

Yes, but only if a defect is suspected.

23%

No, because it is too expensive or too much work.

1%

No, because I believe genetic testing is not accurate.

1%

No, because I KNOW that my stock if free of genetic defects.

1%

Votes: 195

Posted: July 20, 2013

Share This Question





Question of the Week

Previous Questions of the Week Ideas

Today is July 25, 2017

In this month in 1989:

Terrier Type, Volume 28, #7 devoted this issue to "The Kerry Blue Terrier in America." Ch Melbee's Chances Are was the all-time top sire with 66 first generation Champions to his credit.