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Cattlemen can avoid passing on bad genes

Embryo transfers and artificial insemination have done a lot to advance cattle breeding, but unfortunately the practice is far from perfect. Any bad genes proliferated by a sire mated to a carrier dam can result in calves born with bad defects. Jared Decker is new to the University of Missouri as a beef genetics specialist and has some advice about avoiding the expression of bad genes in calves.

AUDIO: Jared Decker (3 min. MP3)

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