Chinese biologists have for the first time cloned a high-yielding Holstein cow that can produce 18 tons of milk annually.
Scientists at China’s Northwestern University of Agriculture and Forestry cloned three calves by somatic cell nuclear transfer using the ear muscles of a dairy cow.
The research team leader says that this experience is very important for the restoration of cattle in China.
He said that they plan to produce more than 1000 super cows in a period of two to three years.
He said that these cows will be a strong foundation to solve China’s dependence on animal supply from abroad.