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ACCELIGEN OPENS DOORS IN BRAZIL

Acceligen, the leading Precision Breeding company for food animals, today announced that they are opening a new office in Aracatuba, Sao Paolo State to better meet the needs for commercialization of  traits to improve cattle, swine, and fish in Brazil.

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Gene editing may aid cattle heat stress abatement

As seen in Feedstuffs

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Acceligen will use gene editing to improve health and welfare of agricultural animals

As seen in Ag Funder

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10 Predictions for the Future of Gene editing in Livestock

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Future bright for genetic progress in beef industry

As seen in Feedstuffs

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Gene editing allows for polled dairy genetics without the production drag

As seen in Real Agriculture

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Recombinetics, Semex form alliance to improve cattle well-being

As seen in Feedstuffs

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Can gene editing solve the castration issue

As seen in Agrivision

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Who is leading the charge for new precision breeding tools?

As seen on Agri Pulse

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An end to surgical castration being developed

As seen in Farm Journal’s Pork

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Gene editing: what can it deliver for agriculture?

As seen in Future Farming

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Seeking greener pastures: gene editing and animal welfare

As seen in The Athens Science Observer

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Regulators holding fistful of livestock genetics magic at the gate

As seen in Agripulse

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Breeding ‘safer’ hornless Holstein cows

As seen in Dairy Global

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Cows become hornless after gene editing making countryside safer

As seen in The Science Times

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Gene-editing options

As seen in The Cattle Business Weekly

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GMOs can address animal welfare, environmental, ethical challenges

As seen in the Genetic Literacy Project

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Gene-edited cattle produce no horns

As seen in Science Magazine

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Precision Crossbreeding of African Dairy Production Systems

Acceligen, a Recombinetics Inc. company, today announced that it received a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to develop bovine genetics optimized with traits desirable to smallholder dairy farmers.

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Antibiotic Resistance in Farm Animals is Rising Fast 

Researchers have found that antibiotic resistance is on the rise among farm animals in low-to-middle income countries. This could have a severe impact on the animals’ well-being and the health of consumers. For this reason, they urge the development of better farming policies around the world.
 
Researchers are hoping precision breeding for disease resistance could help curb the use of antibiotic use on farms.
 
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Precision Breeding’s New Horizons

As seen on the cover of AgriMarketing

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Acceligen and Kheiron-Biotech Announce Joint Projects Focused on Precision Breeding

As seen on Recombinetics.com

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This man rewrites the genetic code of animals

As seen in Bloomberg

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Eliminating dehorning in dairy cattle

As seen in Farm and Dairy

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Dairy genetics firm team up to deliver elite hornless cows

As seen in AgriPulse

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Alliance aims to edit genes for polled dairy cattle

As seen in Farmtario.

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Americana: feeding the world

As seen in The Daily Herald

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Piglet castration may be avoided by gene editing

As seen in Agrivision

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How gene editing will change agriculture

As seen in Successful Farming

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Results of gene editing could be seen in livestock industry in a few years

As seen in Queensland Country Life

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Cows with horns may soon be a relic of farming’s painful past

As seen in Business Insider

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Non-browning apples and hornless cows

As seen in The National Review

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Hornless cows created to make farming safer

As seen in the Telegraph

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Egg-free surrogate chickens produced in bid to save rare breeds

As seen in Phys.Org

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The top 10 science stories of 2016

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Gene editing for Agtech picks up pace

As seen in Pontifax AgTech

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Polled (hornless) occurs naturally but now can be achieved by genetic modification

As seen in Dairy Crossbreeding.

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SDPB RADIO

Dr. Tad Sonstegard, CEO of Acceligen, talks Precision Breeding technology and how gene-editing can reboot genetic progress in sub saharan Africa. 

There is a disparity between milk yield in sub saharan Africa and the US. In comparison, African dairy cattle produce as little as 1/6-1/8 the amount of milk.

The Alliance to End Surgical Castration of Swine Announces Precision Breeding Successes

As seen on Recombinetics.com

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A more humane livestock industry, brought to you by CRISPR.

As seen in Wired

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Gene-edited animal plan to relieve poverty in Africa

As seen in BBC

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Genetic progress focuses on health, animal welfare

As seen in The Progressive Farmer

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The end of livestock dehorning? Gene-edited hornless dairy cattle move towards commercialization

As seen in the Genetic Literacy Project

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Precision breeding partnership will eliminate need to dehorn cows

As seen in Ag Daily

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Gene editing research could end pig castration

As seen in Successful Farming

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Americans are going to castrate piglets genetically

As seen in Pig Business (Netherlands)

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FFAR awards $500,000 grant to improve swine health and well-being

As seen on FFAR.org

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This genetics company is editing horns off milk cows

As seen in Bloomberg Businessweek

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What is agriculture biotechnology?

As seen in AgFunder News

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Is the ultimate beef herd on our doorstep?

As seen in Farm Online National

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From corn to cattle, gene editing is about to supercharge agriculture

As seen in Digital Trends

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4 ways this revolutionary gene-editing tool could change the world

As seen on NBC News

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Rare chickens brought back from the brink of extinction by Edinburgh University

As seen in The Telegraph

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These foods aren’t genetically modified but they are “edited”

As seen in The New York Times

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Open season is seen in gene editing of animals

As seen in New York Times

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