Explain out-breeding, out-crossing and cross-breeding (3 marks)
practices in animal husbandry.
Out breeding – Breeding of unrelated animals (which may be between individual of
same breed or between individuals of different species)
Out crossing – (a kind of out breeding) Mating of animals within the same breed but
having no common ancestors on either side of their pedigree upto 4 –
Cross breeding – (another type of out breeding) Superior males of one breed are mated
with superior females of another breed (1+1+1 marks)