Coefficient of Inbreeding
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What is a good COI for a puppy?
So, in terms of health, a COI less than 5% is definitely best. Above that, there are detrimental effects and risks, and the breeder needs to weigh these against whatever benefit is expected to gained.
What is COI in a pedigree formula?
In the formula, F X is your dog鈥檚 COI, F A is that of the ancestor common to both sides of the pedigree. n 1 and n 2 are the numbers of generations on each side between your dog and that ancestor.
Should I be concerned about my dog’s COI?
While a low COI does not guarantee a healthy puppy, a high COI should definitely be a cause for concern. Why bother to check a dog鈥檚 COI? As well as limiting further genetic problems, having a low COI may show that the breeder has tried to follow good breeding practice and limit inbreeding.
Why do breeders use COI calculators?
This average is shown to you each time you use our CoI calculators. If a breeder DNA tests their dogs, they are taking steps to avoid a known risk. By using CoI calculators when selecting potential mates, they are reducing the risk of unknown conditions.