Hemcharacterization
Datum: 17.11.2014 Författare: Anne Kettunen Kategori: Husdjur

A recent study, published in the scientific journal Journal of Animal Science, has genetically characterized a herd of Danish Jutland cattle. The study is based on 135 individuals from the Kortegaard herd of Danish Jutland cattle, which has been genotyped with the HD cattle chip, containing more than 700.000 genetic…

Datum: 17.09.2012 Författare: Anne Kettunen Kategori: Husdjur

One bottleneck occurred in the years 1875-1885 when the population went down to only 62 individuals. In the year 1930 the breed reached its largest known size of almost 3000 individuals. However, this period was followed by another population bottleneck, and in the years 1950-1967 the population was comprised of…