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As Climate Hurts Cattle, Ranchers Turn to Genetics

For years researchers have been studying how to develop cattle that are heat and drought tolerant. And while crossbreeding isn't a new development, it's becoming more common among Texas ranchers as summers become drier and hotter.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is abandoning the use of hot-iron branding and moving towards the use of ear tags for the…

For years researchers have been studying how to develop cattle that are heat and drought tolerant. And while crossbreeding isn't a new development, it's becoming more common among Texas ranchers as summers become drier and hotter.

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