Animal Breeding a Standard of Excellence
Animal Breeding a Standard of Excellence It is impossible to attain marked success in breeding domestic animals without breeding them to a certain standard.
The man who makes the attempt to do so is like the mariner who sails the seas without a compass. He, himself, cannot tell whether he is drifting. He is playing in what may be termed a game of chance.
Definition of the Term.—A standard of excellence is an ideal for the guidance of the breeder, and one which he should constantly aim to reach. This standard may be written or unwritten.