Animal improvement

Agricultural Science S.S.S 3 First Term


Animal improvement

Performance Objectives

Student should be able to:

    1. Define animal improvement.

    2. State the aims of animal improvement.

   3. List the methods of animal improvement.


Meaning of animal improvement

Animal improvement means the conscious and concerted attempt by man to improve productivity and perpetuate better breeds of farm animals to satisfy human needs.

Over the years, most of the native breeds of animals in developing countries are poor in terms of quality and quantity production. The local breeds have been adapted by natural selection to their respective environments.

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