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HOWND products now available at Pets At Home
Pets at Home commits to paying young workers the national living wage as it posts a rise in first-half profits
Secrets of an award-winning sales rep
Natures Menu's ambitious export plan pays dividends
Major pet companies book their stands at PATS Sandown
Sourcing innovative products pays off for AmPet
PIF hails its ‘Meet the Buyers’ event as a great success
Santa Paws provides festive fun for Tamworth pets
Six 'miracle' pets up for national prize
Kinder Cat Litter launched to independent retailer market
Formula One giant set to buy American firm Petco
How to compile a professional CV, from a recruitment expert
Cornwall charity to build new home for abused marmosets
Specialist pet food firm goes quackers
The hippest celebration at London Vet Show
Accapi secure new appointment for outdoor market
China to build world’s biggest ‘cloning factory’ to mass-produce pet dogs
Allowing pets in bedroom at night is good for sleep
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China to build world’s biggest ‘cloning factory’ to mass-produce pet dogs
China is planning to avoid a predicted food shortage by building the world’s biggest cloning factory to produce up to a million cloned cow embryos every year.

In a project costing 200 million yuan (nearly £21 million), Chinese biotechnology firm BoyaLife is building a factory in Tianjin, China to mass-produce the animals. As well as creating cows for food, the plant will also clone racehorses, sniffer dogs and canine pets.

The factory is due to open in the first half of 2016. Aware that they are making history, the site in Tianjin will also include a museum, an exhibition hall and a gene storage area.

 “Chinese farmers are struggling to produce enough beef cattle to meet market demand,” said Xu Xiaochun, board chairman of the Boyalife Group.

Commercial cloning is a relatively new practice in China, dating back to only 2014. The BoyaLife project will take this to the next level.
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