First Commercially Cloned Mares Born

On March 30, scientists announced the birth of the first commercially cloned mare created from the cells of champion cutting horse Royal Blue Boon. The filly, Royal Blue Boon Too, was carried to term by a recipient mare and born on Feb. 19 at Royal Vista Southwest Farms in Purcell, Okla. A clone of cutting champion Tap O Lena was born on March 9 at the farm.

The first equid clones were

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