Breeding the Best Cows at Pine Lands Farms | Tufts Now

Bovine, Tuffs University, Kevin Lindell DVM, ivf cattle embryo transfer, Pine Lands Farm
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At Pine Land Farms, with the speed and accuracy of a video gamer, veterinarian Kevin Lindell DMV uses a vacuum wand to snatch up unfertilized eggs from 2,000-pound Tavia, a Holstein cow. He’s drenched in sweat as a heat fan churns to keep the finicky bovine eggs at 80 degrees Fahrenheit while they’re transferred from Tavia to a petri dish in preparation for in vitro fertilization.

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