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A TEAM of researchers at Scotland's Rural College (SRUC) is investigating how the experiences of pregnant goats can affect their offspring later in life. The aim is to find out whether the kids born to nannies handled in different ways during the mid-stage of their pregnancies, when the kids’ brains are developing, learn and react to stress in different ways. The study forms part of a European project that aims to inform livestock …

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