Peter Griffin posted in agriculture • antibody • breeding • CARLATM • saliva test • sheep on September 17th, 2010.
AgResearch has developed a new parasite test for sheep which will allow breeders to test their stock faster, more easily and more accurately. The test (which tests saliva) checks the levels of an antibody, CARLATM, which sheep produce to fight parasite infection. An excerpt: (read in full here) “A three-strong sampling team could process more […]
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