New breeding system provides improved welfare for livestock



A new, more welfare-friendly system for accelerating production of elite livestock could be set to challenge the multiple ovulation embryo transplant (MOET) system often used by top pedigree cattle breeders.
An in-vitro embryo production (IVP) service has been launched for UK cattle breeders by specialist artificial breeding technology company AB Europe after proving to be major success in New Zealand, where the procedure is currently used to transfer more than 4,000 embryos each year.
The company, based outside Edinburgh, uses a process which combines donor egg collection, maturation and... read more

 
30 September 2016 in Business, Views: 34
Source: Scotsman
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