“Fawn Calf” Genetic Test Being Redesigned To Be More Accurate in Gelbvieh Pedigree

"Fawn Calf" Genetic Test Being Redesigned To Be More Accurate in Gelbvieh Pedigrees

Dr. Jared Decker

A Steak in Geonomics

On January 14th, Dr. Jon Beever of the University of Illinois sent a letter to the Board of Directors of the American Gelbvieh Association informing them that his lab had resolved issues with odd results when testing fullblood Gelbvieh animals with the DNA test for Contractural Arachnodactyly (CA, “fawn calf”).

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