Berger Picard

Temperament: A true working shepherd's dog, the Berger Picard is lively, alert and confident, yet aloof with strangers.

Height: Male: 23.5 to 25.5 inches. Females 21.5 to 23.5 inches.

Weight: 50-70 lbs

Life Span: 12-13 years

Breed Average Outlier Index: 0.38

Breed Average Genetic Relatedness: -0.02

Breed Average Internal Relatedness: 0.02

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The indiginous sheep dog of the French agricultural region of Picardy, the breed was nearly extinct after two world wars. This breed is thought by some to be the oldest of the French pasture dogs, related to the French herders, the Briard and the Beauceron. In recent years this very rare breed has made a small comeback.

Classic canine issues like hip dysplasia and PRA are found in the breed, and there is risking concern about autoimmune diseases and IBD.

The follow includes dogs with birthdates listed in the database.

DLA Haplotypes in the Breed

The Dog Leukocyte Antigen or DLA is the region in the canine genome that controls the immune system, among other things. There are three classes or areas, and the VGL Canine Diversity Test genotypes or records the two regions with the most variation. Because it is an area that mutates more rapidly than others, the method VGL uses is ideal for identifying specific combinations of DNA, and not merely showing whether a dog inherited two of the same sets of genetics from its parents or two different ones.

"Haplotype" is a generic name for a set of genes that are bound together and inherited as a set. The DLA Class I and Class II haplotypes are very tightly bound and represent about 2 million base pairs of DNA - a sizeable chunk. These two haplotypes together make an extended haplotype that is nearly always passed from parent to puppies as a pair. We therefore have two tables below showing both the combinations of DLA found in this breed and how often they appear, and also how often they appear individually.

Remember that frequency percentages do not show how many dogs carry them, but rather how many of these haplotypes exist in the breed as a whole. Every dog has two sets of DLA haplotypes, one inherited from dam, and one inherited from sire. These almost never recombine in new generations.

DLA Class I/Class II Combinations :

Class I HaplotypeClass II HaplotypeFrequency in the Breed
1227206788.18%
1052201711.82%


DLA Frequencies :

ClassHaplotypeFrequency in the Breed
Class I105211.82%
Class I122788.18%
Class II201711.82%
Class II206788.18%


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List of Public Dogs

No.NameGenderOutlier IndexAverage Genetic RelatednessInternal Relatedness
1AllStars Leonardo DiCaprioM0.51-0.02-0.23
2Alpha Natura Nike Avec PicarbooF0.43-0.160.26
3Atengaflu's Anthon-Berg HimselfM0.39-0.120.13
4BeauVol's B'ZingerF0.410.16-0.52
5BeauVol's I Am Bilbo BagginsM0.49-0.12-0.14
6BeauVol's Magnificent MillieF0.54-0.260.11
7BeauVol's On The NoseM0.37-0.07-0.02
8BeauVol’s Chocolat StellaF0.43-0.070.02
9Chalise DixieF0.53-0.150.02
10Chico Dit Chacal Du Domaine De BredenardeM0.37-0.03-0.02
11DeerPark Finnigan DasherM0.40-0.040.00
12Eclipse Battle CryM0.270.050.09
13Eclipse Etoile Du NordM0.42-0.03-0.04
14Eclipse Flying SoloM0.280.060.03
15Eclipse Hive TalkinM0.43-0.03-0.15
16Eclipse I'm Your Honey BeeF0.340.10-0.27
17Eclipse Jacks To Open Trips To WinM0.450.01-0.21
18Eclipse Lets Get Ready to BumbleM0.360.04-0.11
19Eclipse Lyras White StarF0.44-0.160.31
20Eclipse Mars Express Truly PreciousF0.360.05-0.11
21Eclipse Maximum Impact @ Ides of MarchM0.290.030.24
22Eclipse Mind on Fire v DomusM0.360.05-0.05
23Eclipse Moment So RareF0.280.14-0.11
24Eclipse Mynni Me Busy Bee V HyloweF0.340.03-0.05
25Eclipse Once In A Blue MoonM0.34-0.030.07
26Eclipse Scarborough FairF0.40-0.050.05
27Eclipse Shake Your HoneymakerM0.340.020.06
28Eclipse Sierra Casting Spells at AragonF0.31-0.040.33
29Eclipse Sierra KarmaisaBitchF0.29-0.040.26
30Eclipse Sierra Oh No Mr. MagooF0.350.030.01
31Eclipse Sierra Whos on FirstF0.36-0.010.07
32Eclipse Turnin Sexy Up to 10F0.440.04-0.20
33Eclipse You’re In My Spot M0.280.000.19
34Eclipse's Busy Being FabulousF0.43-0.160.20
35Eclipse's Dark Side of the MoonF0.380.03-0.09
36Eclipse's Grand Ami Des Petites GensM0.360.16-0.35
37Eclipse’s Over the MoonF0.33-0.030.10
38Flywire Heavy Hitter At Green AcresM0.420.03-0.10
39Flywire Master Of ZenF0.48-0.06-0.20
40Gioia Du Clos De La SapineraieF0.42-0.01-0.09
41Gold FemaleF0.31-0.020.33
42Gotham De La Jassette Du Cap Del MasM0.300.19-0.23
43Green FemaleF0.300.030.19
44Gribouille des Falaises d'Fort les BansM0.480.01-0.17
45Iconic De La PicardieM0.340.030.07
46Ides of March DD More Than Meets The EyeF0.25-0.030.19
47Ides of March Natural Born ThrillerF0.200.110.34
48Ides Of March Next Big Thing F0.250.020.23
49Ides of March Raining Somewhere ElseM0.18-0.010.31
50Ides of March Ramble On RoseF0.26-0.080.21
51Ides of March Random Acts of KindnessM0.290.10-0.15
52Ides of March RBGF0.220.000.19
53Ides of March Ready to ThrillM0.220.010.24
54Ides of March Renaissance ManM0.240.040.04
55Ides of March Rocky CoastM0.360.00-0.01
56Ides of March RubiconM0.29-0.050.08
57Ides of March Runs With ScissorsF0.29-0.070.16
58Igor du Domaine de BredenardeM0.290.10-0.15
59James-Joriques D’Ered LuinM0.57-0.280.26
60Kelyn's Lovett Here I AmM0.47-0.140.13
61Kulana Eclipse Penny4urthoughtF0.230.060.16
62Lambda Let's Stay TogetherF0.310.09-0.03
63Levon Des Garous D’EbeneM0.36-0.030.09
64Lucienne Rose De La Foret De GarouF0.51-0.05-0.13
65Malou de la Vallee des MaixF0.64-0.21-0.03
66Marquis De La Vie en RoseM0.41-0.040.11
67Maya De La Vallee De Creve Coeur Avec PicarbooF0.44-0.04-0.16
68Mordha Glenn's Onora de BallerineF0.46-0.09-0.24
69Morel des MontagnesM0.48-0.01-0.23
70Murray D'Ered Luin Avec PicarbooM0.51-0.150.01
71Nemesis De Haute CreteF0.370.13-0.35
72Nike Juste Ne Pas Faire Il De Haute CreteF0.280.030.12
73Nikolaus Marius Du Clos de La SapineraieM0.57-0.11-0.24
74Noble Ballad Rose of Xanadu's AriaF0.40-0.020.03
75Noblepicard's Take A Number RI RATNF0.44-0.180.11
76Noggle Of The MidlandsM0.290.040.17
77Nutmeg of Shropshire avec PicarenzoF0.330.06-0.11
78Nyx L'Esprit De Violet De Haute CreteF0.340.12-0.16
79O'Monet De LaColline De GaiaF0.46-0.02-0.08
80Oiseau Des MontagnesF0.370.09-0.09
81Orange Boy CollarM0.390.01-0.03
82Orange FemaleF0.280.060.05
83Orange Park Special Agent Leroy Jethro GibbsM0.50-0.150.03
84Owen D’Ered Luin M0.59-0.18-0.08
85PascaleM0.42-0.130.20
86Phish de la Jassette du Cap del MasM0.420.11-0.31
87Pic d'Arlee Nelson avec BergerpicardM0.390.10-0.34
88Picardiers Opportunity KnocksM0.360.000.03
89Pilar De Lann GuicF0.37-0.120.30
90Pollux des MontagnesM0.42-0.130.24
91Ratatat Outstanding at PickraaftsF0.330.030.13
92Roserock's PetraOriana des MontagnesF0.32-0.060.39
93Sketchbook It's 5 O'clock SomewhereM0.380.06-0.08
94Sketchbook Ma Cher AmioF0.51-0.170.08
95Sketchbook Nobody Else But EweF0.59-0.11-0.23
96Sketchbook Prolific Prophecy F0.49-0.120.11
97Solo's Belle of the BayouF0.330.020.19
98Solo's Come Hell or High WaterF0.390.010.02
99Solo's Hot MessF0.37-0.050.17
100Songbird Ready Set GoF0.33-0.02-0.03
101Sporting Fields Eclipse Honor FlightM0.34-0.010.08
102Sportingfields Eclipse Hear my EchoF0.330.05-0.02
103Steinerhaus Fearless GladiatorM0.47-0.15-0.01
104Toucha Make It SoM0.280.060.10
105Toucha OOH LA LA at Rhythm Rock F0.370.06-0.25
106Troubadour One Shining StarM0.43-0.03-0.02
107Yellow FemaleF0.290.130.00

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