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Gene-edited Livestock Carry Huge Promise But Major Pitfalls

International Business Times
If American researchers have successfully employed new gene-editing techniques to develop hornless dairy cattle and piglets born castrated — a seeming boon to farmers and ranchers — they are still struggling to move these animals from stable to table. A team at the University of California, Davis led by animal geneticist Alison Van Eenennaam has been working on the hornless cattle challenge.

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