"Heterosis" is a term used in genetics and selective breeding. The term heterosis, also known as hybrid vigor, the increased strength of different characteristics in hybrids:the possibility to obtain a "better" individual by combining the virtues of its parents.
Research shows that composite cattle are more productive, efficient and healthy than their purebred counterparts. This not only boosts productivity of a farm or ranch, it also reduces costs associated with managing a cow herd.
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