Scientists manufacture abnormally large ‘super cows’

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Did you know that some varieties of beef on the market today come from cattle that has been deliberately modified to grow abnormally large muscles for beef production? A recent segment aired by the National Geographic Channel offers a glimpse into the eerie production of so-called “super cows,” which intentionally bear a defective gene that allows them to grow atypically large with a “double muscle” build.

This somewhat “mutant” cattle breed is officially known as the Belgian Blue, and its origins date back to the early 1800s.

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