Affymetrix teams with Bio-Genesys to offer genetic testing for livestock

California-based Affymetrix ($AFFY) and Bio-Genesys Diagnostics of the U.K. announced on January 12 that they have formed a partnership to offer genotyping services to professional farmers. Bio-Genesys currently offers genetic testing aimed at improving the breeding of cattle, goats, sheep and other animals. The two companies co-developed a breeding array that's now sold in Europe, according to the press release announcing the new deal. Under the agreement, all of Bio-Genesys' services will be run on Affymetrix technology. Financial details were not disclosed. Release

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