Measuring Inbreeding and How Genetic COI Can Help Your Breeding Program

Learn about genetic COI (coefficient of inbreeding) and how it can be used to inform breeding decisions with Embark’s Principal Scientist, Aaron Sams, PhD

Learn about genetic COI and how it can aid breeding decisions

Many factors are considered when choosing which dogs to use in breeding programs including conformation, temperament, genetic disease mutations, and much more. Assessing the impact of inbreeding is another factor to consider.

In this episode of the Embark Insider’s video series, Embark Principal Scientist Aaron Sams, PhD, discusses how to best apply Embark’s Genetic COI results to real breeding decisions. Plus, learn the difference between genetic COI vs pedigree-based COI.

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