Prometea – The first ever cloned horse born in Cremona

The horse is the seventh species to be cloned. Prometea born in May 28, 2003, a Haflinger foal, is the first cloned horse and the first to be born from and carried by its cloning mother. Her birth was announced publicly on August 6, 2003. The name “Prometea” is the feminine form of “Prometheus” in Greek.

Born 36 kilogram after a natural delivery and a full-term pregnancy in Laboratory of Reproductive Technology, Cremona. At 2 months old, Prometea weighed 100 kg.

Avantea is a biotechnology company based in Cremona working in the area of advanced animal breeding and genetics

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