A man in a blue shirt and brown cowboy had stands in front of wooden and steel cattle yards with four cattle in the background.

Foot-and-mouth disease risk drives livestock farmers to freeze sperm and eggs to protect bloodlines

The threat of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) has prompted the $32 billion Australian red meat industry to consider freezing bovine sperm and eggs for use in future breeding programs to protect their bloodlines. Most important points: The red meat sector considers reducing the risk of exotic disease intrusion by freezing genetics FMD was found in Indonesia …

Foot-and-mouth disease risk drives livestock farmers to freeze sperm and eggs to protect bloodlines Read More »