Pedigraph is able to draw pedigrees with complex inbreeding structures over multiple generations in a population with a large number of individuals, as is common in animal populations. Options include:

  • Full pedigree
  • Summarization
  • Extraction of individual pedigrees
  • Inbreeding calculation
  • Coancestry coefficient calculation
  • Color control
  • Drawing size
  • Page size and margins
  • Drawing styles

Publications using this software are expected to reference the citation given below.


Garbe, J. R. and Y. Da. (2008) Pedigraph: A Software Tool for the Graphing and Analysis of Large Complex Pedigree. User manual Version 2.4. Department of Animal Science, University of Minnesota.

Sample Pedigrees

Sample pedigree drawings from several species.


Pedigraph is available for download.


Pedigraph is Copyright © 2004 The Regents of the University of Minnesota. All Rights Reserved. You may not copy, reproduce, or redistribute this software without permission.

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