Re: funky genetically-engineered chickens
Sun, 14 Mar 1999 17:24:45 EST

In a message dated 3/14/99 3:07:33 PM Central Standard Time, writes:

> cows that
> are really just massive mammeries would be... interisting. what about pigs
> that have asses the size of a buick? wouldnt run outa ham for a while...
> basicly, im just wondering about the lists opinion on the ethics of this,
> and
> indeed, if theres even grounds for a problem.

Check out a prize winning Jersey Cow...or a champion Hampshire Pig. The traditionaly methods of breeding are takeing animals in that direction now.

Direct Genetic manipulation just speeds up the process...and allows for a whole range of options in a much shorter time..

I see no problem.

Vero Beach Florida