A startup hopes to use genomic and related technologies to promote livestock health, TechCrunch reports.

The company, called Rex Animal Health, has raised $270,000 in seed money from Techstars and 500 Startup and presented its approach at Disrupt SF, TechCrunch adds. The company started out as a "Zocdoc for pets," but switched gears last year to provide data analytics and genomic techniques to farms.

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