I remember a question you did ask me of what kind of problems I had with Gerts (it was posted in 11/Dec) And I told you hybrid vigor, maybe it is because Santa Gertrudis is a 3 breed composite so the Santa Cruz will have the same problem (hybrid vigor)in the future.
> Supposedly you will loose
> heterosis within severl
> generations with composites, at
> which time it's just like straight
> breeding again. I'm sure no
> mathametician (hell I can't even
> spell it) so all those wonderfull
> formulas don't do me any good.
> Somewhere around here I have a
> chart that shows the various
> levels of heterosis for
> percentages of breeds within a
> cross. Can't find it, looked all
> over, one of these days it will
> pop up when I'm looking for
> something else. If/when it does
> I'll post it.