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Cloning & genetics

Farm Animal Cloning Factsheet

The first mammal cloned from an adult cell was Dolly the sheep in 1996. The process that created Dolly is called somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT). Since then, many other…

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Welfare of genetically modified and cloned animals

142-page report from 2012. Objectively explaining and discussing current knowledge regarding welfare implications for animals, in particular dams and their offspring during…

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Cloning and Genetic Engineering of Animals

Cloning and Genetic Engineering of Animals for Food Production - A major threat to animal health and welfare. 4 page summary booklet with policy recommendations.

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Farm Animal Cloning Report

This report examines the impacts of cloning on farm animal welfare, highlights key advice on the issue from scientific and ethical advisory bodies and makes recommendations…

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The Gene and the Stable Door

Explains methods of reproductive techniques, selective breeding, genetic engineering and cloning used on farm animals.

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Animal Organs in Humans

Describes in detail, using scientific and medical literature, how xenotransplants are unlikely to work in humans, and their potential for causing disease

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Modern Breeding Technologies & Farm Animal Welfare

Describes the health and welfare problems caused by selective breeding of cattle, chickens, turkeys and pigs, and reproductive methods such as artificial insemination (AI)…

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