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Up to 25% of livestock breeds have gone extinct or are at risk, including some 79% of poultry breeds at risk of extinction, and government entities should fund studies of genotypic and phenotypic diversity, according to a study by the Council for Agricultural Science and Technology. “Over-reliance on a few highly productive breeds could endanger the global food supply if these productive breeds are highly susceptible to a new pathogen,” the group wrote.

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