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Doug Parrett>LPL Walk & Talk Interviews>Parrett, Section 1

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They have the ability to measure individual animal feed consumptionon appx. 900 head at any one time. They want to see which cow grows eating more or less food. The cattle are individually tagged and has an electronic detector on its ear to measure the cow and consumption every second. They are using bi-products and other food efficiency, such as mixture and seeds. He talks about using genetics to see how the cattle grow and what is good for each one. He mentions cloning is not new science anymore, they know how to use it. Gives pros/cons of cloning animals.