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Mon Mar 23, 2015 11:13 AM CDT

Question: I have a group of young bulls out of which I'm selecting replacements for my line-breeding program. The heaviest bull has a high testicle. I assume this condition is genetic. If I use him, what can it cause in his offspring? The second-best bull is also a concern to me because he came backwards at birth and was a hard pull. Is that a genetic condition, as well?

Answer: Let me start by saying I believe that just about everything has some heritability to it.

We know that cryptorchidism, or ...

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