First Biopsied Vitrified Embryo Foal Born

The world's first foal from a biopsied and vitrified embryo transferred into a surrogate mare was born Jan. 27, 2010, at Minitube International Center for Biotechnology in Mount Horeb, Wisc. The procedure used to create the filly provides horse breeders with an opportunity to directly test embryos for genetic traits including gender, coat color, genetic diseases, and select desirable gene

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