Persian Ibex

Parentage/Genetic Marker Report

This DNA-based parentage test uses microsatellite marker analysis to compare the DNA profile of an offspring to the profiles of possible parents.


A freemartin is defined as a female that is born as a twin with a male and is sterile as a result of exposure to masculinizing hormones.

Goat Scrapie Susceptibility

Scrapie is a fatal, infectious neurodegenerative prion disease that affects sheep and goats. Natural mutations in the prion protein gene of sheep and goats have been identified which confer susceptibility or resistance to scrapie.