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AIGene-edited chicken cells resist the AI virus
THE UNITED KINGDOM, The Bush. In newly released research, scientists from The Roslin Institute have prevented the avian influenza virus from replicating in lab-grown chicken cells, suggesting that it may one day be possible to produce chickens that are resistant to the disease.
Gene EditingNPPC renews call for USDA oversight
USA, Washington. Development of an emerging technology promising major animal health and environmental benefits is currently stalled at the FDA.
Recombinetics / DNA GeneticsEnd to surgical castration
USA, St. Paul, MN / Columbus, NE. Recombinetics and DNA Genetics announced an alliance in developing a technology that results in male piglets born naturally castrated.
FDAAuthority launches Resistome Tracker
USA, Siver Spring, Maryland. The new tool is used for an Interactive Research and Data Visualization for Antibiotic Resistance Genes.
AntibioticsReduction of colistin recommended
UNITED KINGDOM, London. European Medicines Agency wants to decrease the risk of antimicrobial resistance.
StudyChicken coops push antibiotic resistance
USA, Washington, St. Louis. Scientists found chicken coops and sewage treatment plants as hot spots for antibiotic resistance.
ChinaCloning factory opens doors in 2016
CHINA, Tianjin. The world’s biggest cloning factory is built for animals, including one million heads of cattle.
ScienceFirst beef with the goodness of fish
GERMANY, Heidelberg Chinese scientists have reared beef rich in the beneficial fatty acids associated with fish oils.
Genetic clues to TB-resistant cattle
SCOTLAND, Edinburgh Scientists have identified genetic traits in cattle that might allow farmers to breed livestock with increased resistance to bovine tuberculosis (TB).
Renaissance of the Danish “Bacon Pig”
DENMARK, Aarhus The Danish Landrace 1970 - also known as the "Bacon Pig" - has received a genetic boost. By using frozen semen, "old" genes have successfully been re-introduced to the breed. This has huge impact on the preservation of the breed.
Epigenetics could have huge impact on poultry industry
IRELAND, Dunboyne - More than 130 poultry nutritionists and industry professionals attended Alltech's Poultry Epigenetics Seminar to discuss epigenetics (the study of heritable changes in gene expression or cellular phenotype caused by mechanisms other than changes in the underlying DNA sequence), the future of the poultry industry and the challenge of feeding 9 bill. people by 2050.
Scientific opinion on Ronozyme® NP
ITALY, Parma fleischwirtschaft.com - ITALY, Parma. Following a request from the European Commission, the Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed (FEEDAP) and the Panel on Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) were asked to deliver a scientific opinion on Ronozyme® NP for chickens for fattening.
ARS discovers antimicrobial-resistance genes
USA, Washington fleischwirtschaft.com - USA, Washington. Using an advanced genetic screening technique, Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists and cooperators have detected, for the first time, more than 700 genes that give microbes like Salmonella and E. coli the ability to resist antibiotics and other antimicrobial compounds.
Bovine genome sequencing project releases new data
WASHINGTON Researchers from the Bovine Genome Sequencing Project are nearing completion on sequencing the genome of the cow.