Articles | Volume 65, issue 2
20 May 2022
Review |  | 20 May 2022

Status quo of genetic improvement in local goats: a review

Glafiro Torres-Hernández, Jorge Alonso Maldonado-Jáquez, Lorenzo Danilo Granados-Rivera, Homero Salinas-González, and Gabriela Castillo-Hernández

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Important advances have been found in genetic improvement of local goats around the world; however, important limitations are still observed in basic aspects of nutrition, health, and genetics, among others.