Wednesday, September 07, 2005

[Veterinary & Animal Science] 95% of thoroughbreds linked to one superstud

New Scientist Breaking News - 95% of thoroughbreds linked to one superstud: "Virtually all 500,000 of the world’s thoroughbred racehorses are descended from 28 ancestors, born in the 18th and 19th centuries, according to a new genetic study. And up to 95% of male thoroughbreds can be traced back to just one stallion."

Posted by era to Science Library Update-Veterinary & Animal Science at 9/07/2005 08:47:00 AM

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