rotation crossing

noun

: a system of breeding domestic animals in which the female offspring resulting from a cross between two breeds are bred to a sire of a third breed and the female offspring resulting from the second cross are then bred to a sire of one of the two breeds used in the original cross compare crisscrossing

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“Rotation crossing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rotation%20crossing. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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