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Cloning is not currently carried out in the UK, other than in research, so the impact on commercial farm species is not a current issue.
Following a review of the current evidence FAWC concluded that:
the operations involved with ovum pickup should be carefully monitored
late gestational losses, dystocia and large offspring are likely to compromise the welfare of surrogate dams
due to low efficiency of cloning a high number of surrogate dams suffer pregnancy failure
the welfare of a significant proportion of clones themselves is adversely affected