University of Florida scientists are working to breed the “cow of the future” by studying the more heat-tolerant Brangus cow — a cross between an Angus and a Brahman. Credit: Courtesy Raluca Mateescu, UF/IFAS.
University of Florida scientists are working to breed the “cow of the future” by studying the more heat-tolerant Brangus cow — a cross between an Angus and a Brahman.

Heat-resistant ‘cow of the future’ under development

Genomic tools being used to determine which DNA segments are important for regulating body temperature.

University of Florida scientists are working to breed the “cow of the future” by studying the more heat-tolerant Brangus cow — a cross between an Angus and a Brahman.

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