Genomics opening door to more productive cattle

Genomics opening door to more productive cattle

Research in Australia is helping to increase productivity in the dairy and beef industries by accelerating the pace of genetic gain in cattle herds.

NEW research led by scientists in Australia is helping to increase productivity in the dairy and beef industries by accelerating the pace of genetic gain in cattle herds.

In the state of Victoria, Australia, Department of Environment & Primary Industries (DEPI) scientists Drs. Hans Daetwyler and Ben Hayes led an international consortium that has sequenced the genomes of 234 cattle in the first stage of the

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