Latest Animal husbandry Stories

2014-01-17 23:21:32

The Life, Earth & Health Sciences Magazine EurekaMag.com has published 4,018 new articles on animal husbandry. As a comprehensive publisher of agricultural articles, EurekaMag.com extensively covers this science of breeding and caring for farm animals. Mannheim, Germany (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 EurekaMag.com has newly published 6,939 references and abstracts on animal husbandry. The site's Research Category extensively covers this science of breeding and caring for farm animals....

2012-02-20 20:23:17

Africa will benefit greatly from advances in livestock science that will benefit the animals and the people they provide with high quality protein, said scientists here Sunday. Panelists addressed the hopes and challenges of modernizing livestock production in Sub-Saharan Africa during the American Association for the Advancement of Science annual meeting in Vancouver, B.C. "We explored how implementing new technologies will benefit society," said University of Idaho animal scientist...

2011-07-28 16:52:00

ST. LOUIS, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Novus International, Inc. hosted its second annual Novus University Day, focused on Fostering Welfare in Livestock Production, on July 26, 2011 in St. Louis. The day-long event, attended by Novus employees from around the world, industry experts and Novus affiliates, friends and families, provided a neutral forum for six nationally recognized experts to discuss the innovative solutions being developed by academia and industry to address the issues...

2010-07-09 09:22:00

Grants of Up $5,000 to Focus on Outdoor Access, Genetics and Improving Slaughter Facilities ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Animal Welfare Approved is pleased to announce that it will offer a third year of Good Husbandry Grants. AWA is seeking proposals for projects to improve farm animal welfare with a concentration on three areas: increased outdoor access, improved genetics and improved slaughter facilities. Animal Welfare Approved is a free certification for family...

2010-02-08 13:06:00

DENVER, Feb. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Humane Association and the Federation of Animal Science Societies (FASS) today praised the new HBO movie, Temple Grandin, which aired Saturday, Feb. 6. The movie depicts the life of Temple Grandin as a young woman struggling with the challenges of autism to become a successful doctor of animal science through her unique connection to animals. Dr. Grandin is widely recognized within the animal welfare and livestock-handling industries as...

Latest Animal husbandry Reference Libraries

Animal husbandry
2013-08-21 10:25:40

Animal husbandry is the caring and breeding of domestic animals by humans, such as cattle, pigs, sheep and horses. Animal husbandry includes grooming, accommodations, and hygiene of the animals. Animal husbandry may also consist of specialized breeding in order to obtain a desirable characteristic, such as strength, temperament, increased production of by-products, or bone structure of the intended animal. Farmers, ranchers, and sheepherders practice animal husbandry as well as those who take...

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  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.