Up until recently, genetic analytics were primarily used to improve carcass yield or disease and weather resistance in livestock. But now scientists have flipped those analytics to forecast what is likely to threaten livestock too.
Researchers love a puzzle, and they're closing in on a key piece of it as they target more accurate breeding values for commercial cattle.
Olds College Announces New Technology Access Centre for Livestock Production
Working with genotypes is like seeking your soulmate: a worthy pursuit, but not for the faint of heart.
As the temperature drops, a new Genome Alberta project critical to the dairy industry is just getting warmed up.
How much genetic fiddling is profitable and how much is overkill? And when new tech reveals all from farm to table, how will consumers feel about any of it?