Posted on: October 25, 2014 12:11 PM
Pigging Out: New Research Could Increase Efficiency in Pork Industry
Recently announced funding from the federal government could support the development and commercialization of enzymes to improve feed efficiency in the pork sector.
Canada’s hog industry brings in $9.8 billion annually, according to the Canadian...
Posted on: October 14, 2014 8:00 AM
Milking it: Genomics is Taking the Guesswork out of Dairy Production
Media Release, October 9, 2014. A new research program, funded in part by Genome British Columbia, aims to help BC’s dairy farmers by taking the guesswork out of determining which young heifers will develop to be the best milk producers....
Posted on: October 11, 2014 6:06 AM
Baboon Genes to Combat Trypanosomiasis in African Cattle
Genetic engineering could go beyond shrinking or eliminating horns in cattle. It could be the much-needed antidote to one of Africa’s greatest zoonotic diseases.
Roughly 22% of cattle in Africa die before three months of age. They, like 6% of...