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Livestock Recovered Thanks To DNA Marking

Livestock Recovered Thanks To DNA Marking

Three calves that were stolen from a farm in Barbados have been recovered by police due to the fact that they were marked with SelectaDNA.

Farm owner Stephen Williams had been battling the theft of his animals for the past year, with thieves regularly butchering them to eat.

As part of a trial organised by our distributor in Barbados to help Mr Williams, a unique SelectaDNA marking was applied to the ears of his remaining calves. It didn’t hurt the calves in any way and the DNA code in the marking was specific to the particular farm they came from.

Mr Williams was delighted that police recovered his animals, which were identifiable by checking the DNA marking, which is visible under UV light (see image). We are glad to report that the calves are now happily back where they belong.




For further information and images contact: Angela Singleton, Press Officer for Selectamark.

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