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US Horse Registry Forced To Accept Cloned Horses 164

Posted by Soulskill
from the yea-or-neigh dept.
kdryer39 writes "U.S. District Court Judge Mary Lou Robinson said she will sign an order requiring the American Quarter Horse Association to begin allowing cloned animals to be placed on its registry, according to the organization. A jury last month ruled that the horse association violated anti-monopoly laws by banning cloned animals. The quarter horse association issues and maintains a pedigree registry of American quarter horses, a popular breed associated with cowboys riding on the range in the 19th and early 20th centuries."
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US Horse Registry Forced To Accept Cloned Horses

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  • Re:Ok, sure... (Score:3, Interesting)

    by c0lo (1497653) on Tuesday August 13, 2013 @11:31PM (#44561261)

    The copy will always suffer genome degradation over the span of many generations.

    Tell that to bacteria. Heck, your individual cells. No real limit.

    Say, WHAT []?

    It occasionally goes wrong, but a bit of testing could easily keep that under control.

    You sound like most of the managers I met: their wording always used a bit and easily when it comes to testing and QA.
    (not to mention the display of varying amount of ignorance about the actual process they are suppose to support and control).

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