Researchers in New Zealand have discovered a cow that innately produces milk with a fat content of about 1 percent. The cow was identified by a biotech company which screened all dairy cows in New Zealand for milk composition.

Several of the cows’ daughters also possess the gene to produce low-fat milk. Now, through breeding, the researchers are working to develop a herd of cows that will naturally produce low-fat milk.

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Biology News, Reuters