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Breeding question

Posted: Mon Sep 30, 2019 8:56 am
by tlan6556@aol.com
What is an outcross bull?

Re: Breeding question

Posted: Mon Sep 30, 2019 9:31 am
by Nesikep
usually in a linebreeding program, taking a bull that's unrelated to the rest of the animals.

Re: Breeding question

Posted: Mon Sep 30, 2019 11:14 am
by tlan6556@aol.com
Ah....I get it now, thanks!

Re: Breeding question

Posted: Mon Sep 30, 2019 11:54 am
by Son of Butch
Most would define an outcross as no common ancestor in 4 or more generations.

Although in Tennessee I believe a step brother is considered to be an outcross. :)
Where did you say you were from Titan?
(oops misread tian as titan.)
and :welcome: to the cattle forum

Re: Breeding question

Posted: Mon Sep 30, 2019 1:32 pm
by tlan6556@aol.com
Thanks for your reply!
I am from Texas.

Re: Breeding question

Posted: Mon Sep 30, 2019 6:09 pm
by Jeanne - Simme Valley
:welcome:

Re: Breeding question

Posted: Mon Sep 30, 2019 6:16 pm
by tlan6556@aol.com
Thank you!

Re: Breeding question

Posted: Mon Sep 30, 2019 6:45 pm
by TennesseeTuxedo
Son of Butch wrote:
Mon Sep 30, 2019 11:54 am
Most would define an outcross as no common ancestor in 4 or more generations.

Although in Tennessee I believe a step brother is considered to be an outcross. :)
Where did you say you were from Titan?
(oops misread tian as titan.)
and :welcome: to the cattle forum
You’re still off. It’s tlan not tian.

:welcome: