Thursday, December 2, 2010

Gene Pool

Abnormalities and all sort of disease like Johne's, CAE and CL can quickly deplete the Kinder gene pool. Selling animals with any of the above will decrease the gene pool all across the country. Great care needs to be taken when selling animals and when buying stock from others.

This is true of all breeds but the Kinder is much more vulnerable because their gene pool is so small compared to the other breeds.

We need to be vigilant in our breeding practices so we sell only animals with good genetics, those that are healthy in every way and those that conform to the Kinder Breed Standard.

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