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Cross-breeding refers to the mating of superior males of one breed with superior females of another breed.
It helps to accumulate the desirable genes of the two breeds into a progeny.
The progeny may be used for commercial production.
A new sheep breed, Hisardale was obtained in Punjab by crossing Bikaneri ewes and Marino rams.


Q46. By which method was a new breed ‘Hisardale’ of sheep formed by using Bikaneri ewes and Marino rams?

3. Cross breeding

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