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Can genetic testing for disease resistance reduce BRD in cattle?

Dr Alison Van Eenennaam worked with researchers at Texas A&M, Washington State University, New Mexico State University, Colorado State University, USDA Agricultural Research Service and Geneseek to identify genetic markers that can be used to select beef cows with better resistance to Bovine Respiratory Disease (BRD).

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