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cost of inbreeding

…From ancient Egyptians who were married to their brothers and sisters to the infamous Habsburgs who developed jaw deformations, these royal families were eventually pushed out of power because of their rampant inbreeding…

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Happy 134th Birthday to Martin Van Buren!

Today marks the birthday of our 8th president, Martin Van Buren. This morning I couldn’t have told you one fact about him. But now I’ve learned several! 211 more words

Nostalgia

High Court Voids 1975 EU-Join Referendum UK

In a land mark if insober verdict the irrelevant and illiterate High Court usurps the power of the elected government to hold direct democracy referendum, as enacted by the British Parliament. 36 more words

For me it’s hard to top a mutt

I don’t mean this as a slap toward people with purebred dogs. I’ve just never had a reason to possess one. I have great admiration for the skills these pedigreed canines can acquire and demonstrate. 520 more words

Inbreeding Trial #2: Trio or Quad?

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When they’re first starting out, the advice many new breeders get is to start with a trio (one buck, two does) or quad (two bucks, two does). 517 more words

Experiments

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I can barely watch this episode. Thank God (swt) that is over.

I usually have to distract myself with something else while it is playing. Tonight it was grading student work that I am behind on. 64 more words

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Inbreeding Trial #1

Introduction:

A perennial debate in every rabbit group is linebreeding vs inbreeding. A claim frequently thrown around is that either parent-offspring inbreeding is “tighter”, or sibling-sibling inbreeding is tighter. 372 more words

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