The GeneSeek GGP-HD technology is an improvement on the well-known Igenity Profile for Angus test. The custom, high density chip features a unique new design that features nearly 78,000 single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) selectively chosen from studies on thousands of animals. The test provides parentage information at no extra charge. Specialty add-on tests will be available for a number of genetic conditions at minimal additional cost.
As another product offering, Neogen offers beef cattlemen a beef heifer replacement test for breeds other than Angus, including trait detection for Bos indicus-influenced females. The company also offers the beef industry a comprehensive line of animal health products, including veterinary instruments, uniquely detectable D3 needles, and disinfectants, cleaners and rodenticides to enhance a ranch's biosecurity.
Neogen Corporation develops and markets products dedicated to food and animal safety. The company's Food Safety Division markets dehydrated culture media, and diagnostic test kits to detect foodborne bacteria, natural toxins, food allergens, drug residues, plant diseases and sanitation concerns. Neogen's Animal Safety Division is a leader in the development of animal genomics, along with the manufacturing and distribution of a variety of animal healthcare products, including diagnostics, pharmaceuticals, veterinary instruments, wound care and disinfectants.
AGI is a division of the American Angus Association , with headquarters in Saint Joseph, Mo., which offers services to the more than 30,000 members of the American Angus Association and thousands of commercial cattle producers using Angus genetics across the United States.
|SOURCE Neogen Corporation|
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