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ArticleVolume Number August 10, 2020

Inbreeding Update - August 2020

Mise à jour sur la consanguinité - Août 2020
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Each year, based on official animal registration and pedigree information within its database, Lactanet Canada computes current statistics related to the level of inbreeding within the Canadian cow population of each dairy breed.  In this way, the average level of inbreeding for animals born in the most recent complete calendar year as well as trends in the level of inbreeding over time can easily be monitored.  The following table is based on females born in Canada since 1970 up to and including registered heifers born in 2019.

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