Dairy bull genetically edited to produce hornless calves

The technology has been proposed as an alternative to de-horning, a common practice used to protect other cattle and human handlers from injuries.
A horned bull has fathered six hornless calves after scientists edited its genome in a bid to prevent the need for farmers to de-horn the animals. For the past two years, researchers at the Universit[...]

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