Gene editing could rid sheep of problematic long tails – WSU Insider

Gene editing could rid sheep of problematic long tails - WSU Insider

Longer queues have long given sheep producers worldwide problems, but a research project led by Washington State University graduate student Brietta Latham could eliminate the trait. While breeds in other regions naturally have short tails, most domestic sheep have longer tails which can lead to hygiene problems and health problems, including fly strike, a painful … Read more