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Genome-Edited Hornless Cows’ Offspring Are Healthy: Study
All six calves inherited the gene for preventing horn growth, but four also got a piece of the plasmid used to introduce the sequence to their dad—complicating regulatory approval.
Genome-Edited Hornless Cows’ Offspring Are Healthy: Study
Genome-Edited Hornless Cows’ Offspring Are Healthy: Study

All six calves inherited the gene for preventing horn growth, but four also got a piece of the plasmid used to introduce the sequence to their dad—complicating regulatory approval.

All six calves inherited the gene for preventing horn growth, but four also got a piece of the plasmid used to introduce the sequence to their dad—complicating regulatory approval.

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The Badger-Cow TB Connection
Bob Grant | Aug 5, 2016 | 1 min read
Researchers in the U.K. report that badgers may be passing tuberculosis to farm animals not through direct contact, as was previously suspected, but through exposure to urine and feces.
Genetically Engineered Hornless Dairy Calves
Jef Akst | May 10, 2016 | 2 min read
Researchers use a gene editor to introduce an allele that eliminates the horned trait—and thus, the need for an expensive and painful process of dehorning—in dairy cows.
A New Breed
Kerry Grens | Dec 1, 2014 | 4 min read
Genomics and advanced reproductive technologies have turned cattle breeding into a whole new animal.
Clone Wars
Kerry Grens | Nov 30, 2014 | 1 min read
Watch scenes from the 2013 World Dairy Expo, where KHW Regiment Apple-Red-ET won the reserve championship while her clone took home the grand championship.
Pharma Firms Comply with New Antibiotics Rules
Rina Shaikh-Lesko | Mar 31, 2014 | 1 min read
Most drug manufacturers agree to follow the Food and Drug Administration’s new labeling guidelines for antibiotics used in farm animals.
UK Badger Culls Slammed
Tracy Vence | Feb 28, 2014 | 1 min read
Government-commissioned analyses obtained by the media suggest that the UK badger culls that began last year were ineffective and inhumane.
Steroids Stick Around
Kerry Grens | Sep 29, 2013 | 2 min read
Body-building steroids used to beef up cattle can regenerate themselves in the environment.
How Now Brown Cow?
Bob Grant | Mar 28, 2012 | 1 min read
A recent study suggests that domestic cows come from a single founding population of ancient oxen.
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