Part One of "Breeder Education: Pedigree Analysis, Genetic Diversity & Genetic Disease Control"
View Part One of the videos from the 2015 Seminar by Dr. Jerry Bell. These videos are lengthy, but there is a wealth of information in them for the serious breeder.
"Breeder Education: Pedigree Analysis, Genetic Diversity & Genetic Disease Control"
by Dr. Jerry Bell, DVM
Dr. Bell is a Clinical Associate Professor of Genetics at the Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine.
Part One (55 minutes):
The seminar was presented in two parts. The first part discussed Pedigree Analysis, Genetic Diversity, and Genetic Disease Control based on West Highland White Terrier pedigrees, AKC registration statistics, and pedigree analysis of the most influential West Highland White Terrier dogs and bitches. He discussed genetic diversity in the breed, how the selection of mates and types of matings manipulates the genes of the ancestors in the pedigree, and popular sire syndrome.