Droughtmaster

Droughtmaster

a red, polled or horned breed of beef cattle produced in Australia by crossing Brahman and Shorthorn breeds.
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Because tropical cattle breeds like Brahman and Droughtmaster are more resistant to ticks than temperate breeds like Hereford and Angus, Sutherland's team is conducting RNAi gene-silencing experiments in cell cultures to determine the genetic basis of this difference, hoping to use the knowledge to boost resistance in temperate breeds.