The Association -
The Piedmontese Beef
Cattle Breed is the "Myostatin Breed"...defined
as "Cattle from traceable Piedmontese heritage
which possess a minimum of one-copy of the Piedmontese-specific
Myostatin allele mutation."
NAPA registered Fullblood & registered
Naturalean Piedmontese are all homozygous (2-copy)
for this gene that increases yield & improves
in the Alps Mountains of north-west Italy - the area
known as the Piemonte, which means "foot of the
mountain" - the Piedmontese breed is a natural
for the production of lean tender beef...
introduction to North America, many visionary breeders
have helped to establish these cattle and the Association
responsible for record-keeping and issuance of Registration
Certificates - NAPA - the North American Piedmontese
Association. The first breed registry to
make a gene (Myostatin) a mandatory registry requirement.
to open a PDF file brochure explaining the Myostatin
will find information on this beef cattle breed, the
Association, up-coming events and advertising from many
of our breeders.
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