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Answer the Following Question. a Herd of Cattle is Showing Reduced Fertility and Productivity. Provide One Reason and One Suggestion to Overcome this Problem. - Biology

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Answer the following question.
A herd of cattle is showing reduced fertility and productivity. Provide one reason and one suggestion to overcome this problem.

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Solution

The cattle’s productivity is decreased due to inbreeding depression.
A single outcross i.e. breeding with animals of the same breed but should not have a common ancestor on either side upto 4-6 generations can restore its fertility.

Concept: Animal Husbandry
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