Cattlemen can avoid passing on bad genes
August 19, 2013 By Tom Steever Filed Under: News
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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