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DOUBLE. Twofold; as, double cost; double insurance; double plea.

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Established 10 years ago, the Tweeddale British Blue herd has been built up to include 60 followers, the cattle being bred for their large size, prominent double muscling, sloping rump, hidden hips, straight back and mobility.
For a long time so called "double muscling" phenotype in cattle breeds and in the Texel sheeps was well known among biologists and animal scientists.
After the discovery of myostatin, a number of animal species with a double muscling phenotype attributable to a myostatin mutation were reported.
These projects include evaluation of an automated carcass classification and meat yield prediction system; development of procedures to identify differences in genetic resistance to foot rot; benchmarking the performance of hill ewes which have been crossed with Inverdale-carrying Texel rams; the assessment of the economic, welfare and environmental impacts of the double muscling gene; the evaluation of DNA approach to sheep breeding and many more.