Belgian blue cow – a meat breed was bred by Belgian breeders in the first half of the XX century. This happened after the discovery of a special section of DNA that blocks the production of myostanin (a protein that inhibits muscle growth) in the body.
For several years, a careful selection of individuals with the best meatiness was carried out. Then the breed was obtained in its modern form. At the first acquaintance, the blue cow looks very much like a bodybuilder! Already at 6 weeks of age, the calf is noticeably manifested, the breed is characterized by double muscles.
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