Posted by on Monday, August 1st, 2016 in General
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How Does the Dairy Industry Use Cloning to Capitalize the Value from High Genomic Females? Today, breeders looking into the possibility of bovine cloning have more information at an earlier age about the relative genetic merits of their animals.   Genomic prediction is a dairy industry tool that links an animal’s DNA information to its relatives’ performance information […]

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Posted by on Monday, May 16th, 2016 in Cloning

Cloned Animals Are Identical Twins A cloned animal is simply an identical twin….just born at a later place in time. Yes, that’s right…..it’s that simple. Oh sure, there are scientific terms that are used to describe the technology, like SCNT – somatic cell nuclear transfer, but the fact is, it simply is the method animal […]

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The concept of a livestock show may be as old as history itself.  So what is a livestock show? It is an event where livestock are exhibited and judged according to specific phenotypical (physical) breed traits, which are usually determined by a breed association. Some of the livestock species that are exhibited in these shows […]

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Posted by on Friday, January 15th, 2016 in Cloning, General

Every November, throngs of small ruminant enthusiasts flock to Louisville, Kentucky for the NAILE (North American International Livestock Exposition) show.  The shows and sales offered at this event are some of the most elite in the U.S.  This year, it was also the location for the Trans Ova Genetics/ViaGen small ruminant program launch.  With an […]

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Posted by on Friday, January 15th, 2016 in General

Devoted, passionate team members are at the core of ViaGen’s success.  And Sanaz Arenivas exemplifies that devotion to excellence through the outstanding work she does in the cell culture lab as the Cell Culture Manager.  Whenever you send in tissue samples, to be frozen as an Express Tissue Bank or cultured into a Genetic Preservation, […]

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