Their excuse for the killing the giraffe was that they were worried about inbreeding.
The family also believed that inbreeding was central to both preserving the family fortune and ensuring “purity of blood.”
Break out the banjos and inbreeding jokes, folks, the Appalachian lounge suit is back.
That any should have done so on rational grounds, to avoid the observed evil effects of inbreeding, cannot be supposed.
It is very probable, but not absolutely certain, that inbreeding is harmful.
Leg weakness is usually caused by inbreeding or an accidental weakness.
The notion of harm in inbreeding has spread all over the earth.
A complementary experiment was made by crossing cherry club vermilion females to wild males and inbreeding the F1 in pairs.
In inbreeding the great difficulty of the breeder is to know when to stop.
inbreeding intensifies and fixes the qualities, be they good or bad.
inbreeding in·breed·ing (ĭn'brē'dĭng)
The continued breeding of closely related individuals so as to preserve desirable traits in a stock.
The breeding or mating of related individuals within an isolated or closed group of organisms or people. Inbreeding can result in inbreeding depression. However, in agriculture and animal husbandry, the continued breeding of closely related individuals can help to preserve desirable traits in a stock.