Published in 1919, this text explores the impacts of inbreeding using the scientific method. Professor King utilized albino rats in her research on inbreeding and investigated its impact on a number of different characterics that are of importance to animal breeders. Chapters include The Effects of Inbreeding on the Growth and Variability In Body Weights, The Effects of Inbreeding on Fertility, The Effects of Inbreeding With Relation To Sex Ratio and A Further Study on The Effects of Inbreeding on the Growth and Variability in Body Weights.
This will be found to be a valuable resource to breeders of all types of domestic animals who are looking to greatly improve their stock.
Note: This edition is a perfect facsimile of the original edition and is not set in a modern typeface. As a result, some type characters and images might suffer from slight imperfections or minor shadows in the page background.