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Bovine Services

Parentage Verification
For breed societies.
The Laboratory uses a panel of 18 internationally recognised microsatellite DNA markers for routine parentage verification which can be backed up by a secondary panel of 10 markers to verify problematic cases.

Pedigree Searching
Archived microsatellite DNA profiles held on the database provides an excellent resource for pedigree searching and solving incorrect parentage.

Single Gene Testing
Beta /Kappa Caseins, BLAD test, CVM, Red Factor, Tibia Hemimelia (TH).

Freemartin Testing
Reproduction defect in females due to a male co-twin.

Illumina iScanGenomic Testing
Using the Illumina iScan platform the laboratory provides a genotyping service by scanning the 3K, 54K and 770K (HD) SNP chips used to produce genomic breeding values and in Genome wide association studies.

Forensic Testing
Assistance in the investigation of animal biological material as evidence in legal matters.

For further details on all of our Bovine Services, you can contact us:

Weatherbys Ireland DNA Laboratory
c/o The Irish Equine Centre
Co. Kildare

Tel:  +353 45875521
Fax: +353 45875787
Email: dnalab@weatherbys.ie

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