selective breeding

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selective breeding

the breeding of animals and plants to embrace desirable characters.
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Such regulations include requiring breeders to have a government-issued license to breed and outlining satisfactory living conditions for the dogs being born and bred.Successfully implementing and enforcing these measures, among others, would reduce incentives for backyard breeding and push irresponsible breeders out of the market.
The report has been released to coincide with a rally outside Belfast City Hall today to highlight the scale of puppy farming, commercial breeding and backyard breeding across Northern Ireland.
"There are many backyard breeding places in Bahrain where dogs are kept in terrible conditions -- we think fingers should be pointed at those places and not here, where animals are kept in the right atmosphere.