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Chinese Firm Can Now Produce 500 Cloned Pigs Per Year 156 156

Sockatume writes "According to an article published by the BBC, Chinese firm BGI has refined cloning procedures to the point where they can produce 500 pigs per year, performing two embryo implantations per day with a 70-80% success rate. Much of the operation is concerned with producing genetically-engineered animals for research. The biotech firm's other work includes million-individual-scale animal and plant genetic sequencing."
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Chinese Firm Can Now Produce 500 Cloned Pigs Per Year

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  • Re:Finally! (Score:2, Interesting)

    by Anonymous Coward on Tuesday January 14, 2014 @05:17PM (#45957117)

    Fluorescent pigs are already a thing:
    http://www.thesleuthjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/glow-in-the-dark-pigs.jpg

    Bacon you can find in the dark!

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