Scientists genetically modify cows to remove their horns in health and safety bid to cut the risk of injury to farmers and other animals

Scientists genetically modify cows to remove their horns in health and safety bid to cut the risk of injury to farmers and other animals Genetically modified cow will be same as other livestock minus the hornsScientists to use sophisticated gene-editing technique to add extra DNAWill mean farmers no longer have to burn off horn buds in young animals By James Rush PUBLISHED: 00:58 GMT, 28 April 2013 | UPDATED: 01:06 GMT, 28 April 2013 DM.has('shareLink', 'shareLinks', { 'id': '2315960', 'title': 'Scientists genetically modify cows to remove their horns in health and safety bid to cut the risk of injury to farmers and other animals', 'url': 'http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2315960/Scientists-genetically-modify-cows-remove-horns-health-safety-bid-cut-risk-injury-farmers-animals.html', 'eTwitterStatus': 'Scientists%20genetically%20modify%20cows%20to%20remove%20their%20horns%20in%20health%20and%20safety%20bid%20to%20cut%20the%20risk…%20http://bit.ly/ZVYStD%20via%[email protected]' }); Scientists are genetically altering cows so they have no horns in a bid to make them safer. The genetically modified dairy cow will be identical in every way to other livestock but without the horns, in order to cut the risk of injury to farmers, walkers and other animals

Dying rhino leads calf to safety in final act of motherly love as game reserve poachers go on four-day killing spree in South Africa

Dying mother rhino leads her calf to farm lodge and safety after being attacked by poachers on killing spree in South AfricaPoachers kill eight rhino in four day killing spree in North West provinceIt left maggot-covered carcasses dotted across Finfoot Game ReserveFive men charged in connection with the massacre and due in courtBut game reserve staff say 'It's not “if”, it's “when”' poachers return | UPDATED: 00:05 GMT, 27 November 2012 A dying rhino summoned the strength to save her calf as poachers went on a killing spree on a game reserve in South Africa, keepers said today. The slaughter lasted between three and four days and left maggot-covered carcasses dotted across the landscape at the Finfoot Game Reserve near Sun City in North West province. Gamekeepers said after being shot at, the pride of the reserve named Longhorn realised she would die