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In Wild Yak Societies, Mothers Are The Real Climbers
2014-06-18 03:33:20

Wildlife Conservation Society A new study led by the Wildlife Conservation Society says that in wild yak societies, it's the mothers that are the real climbers. The study found that mothers with young venture on steeper terrain and slightly higher elevation than either males or females without young. The authors of the study expect that this strategy is an adaptive way to avoid predators and to access more nutritious food. Wild yaks are an endangered species occurring only on the...

2014-06-17 10:33:05

Kansas State University Kansas State University diagnosticians are helping the cattle industry save millions of dollars each year by developing earlier and accurate detection of E. coli. Lance Noll, master's student in veterinary biomedical science, Greensburg; T.G. Nagaraja, university distinguished professor of diagnostic medicine and pathobiology; and Jianfa Bai, assistant professor in the Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, are leading a project to improve techniques for...

2014-05-29 23:04:29

Nutrafarms is on a steadfast mission to provide families with locally raised and quality food. Taking the old-fashioned aging and raising approach, its livestock is raised by local farmers on open pastures, making meat more healthy and tender than those bred on factory farms. Barrie, Ontario (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Nutrafarms is an Ontario-owned and operated food distributor that is proud to offer naturally grown livestock and vegetable products. The company prides itself in providing its...

2014-05-29 23:02:16

While increases in poultry consumption constrain industry revenue, the depreciating Australian dollar and stabilising weather conditions are providing opportunities for the industry. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated its report on the Meat Processing industry in Australia. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 The Meat Processing industry faced challenging conditions early in the five years through 2013-14 due to poor agricultural conditions and the...

2014-05-21 16:26:52

RIVIERA BEACH, Fla., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A government ordered recall of ground beef products suspected of being tainted with dangerous E. coli bacteria and shipped to at least 12 states is "a wake-up call" to the industry, according to a Florida-based manufacturer of food safety systems. RGF Environmental, located in Riviera Beach, Florida, is an international manufacturer providing global companies with products to safely treat and sanitize air, water and food without...

2014-05-19 08:25:41

LONDON, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: The Fresh And Processed Meat Market in North Americahttp://www.reportbuyer.com/food_drink/meat_poultry/fresh_processed_meat_market_north_america.html** The Fresh And Processed Meat Market in North America **Market demand for years 2008, 2012, 2013 and forecasts for years 2014, 2015 and 2016. Company market shares and brands for 2014 and continuously updated. COVERAGE--------12...

2014-05-16 12:27:05

OTTAWA, May 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Issue It's been a long winter but barbecue season is finally here! As you head out to the grill, remember that eating undercooked meat or foods that have come into contact with raw meat can result in food poisoning (also known as foodborne illness) caused by bacteria such as E. coli, Salmonella and Campylobacter. Symptoms can include severe stomach cramps, vomiting, fever and diarrhea. It is estimated that approximately 1 in 8 people will get...

2014-05-12 08:28:49

86 percent of Dads prefer T-Bones over ties according to a new national survey OMAHA, Neb., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of Father's Day, Omaha Steaks, the nation's largest direct marketer of premium steaks and gourmet foods, is launching "T-Bones -Not Ties," a national campaign with one central focus: Dads don't want another ugly tie for Father's Day. According to a recent survey of over 1,000 Americans, Dads prefer a big, huge, juicy T-bone steak! The survey, conducted by...

2014-05-12 04:20:58

Molokai Ranch achieves success with Animal Husbandry MAUNALOA, Hawaii, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Moloka'i Ranch is launching initiatives to achieve sustainability, starting with the re-establishment of ranching operations that will bring premium 100% grass-fed beef to the local market this Fall. Hawaii's second largest ranch is implementing innovative projects to build a viable future for the Moloka'i community. Cattle operations at Moloka'i Ranch are strong with a growing herd...

2014-05-06 08:38:23

NEW YORK, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In connection with its new business initiative Brazil Gold Corp. will be changing its corporate name to Conexus Corporation, reflecting our broader business interests. Dear Shareholder: On April 11, 2014 we made a filing with the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission reporting an exciting new business initiative for Brazil Gold. As we examined various macro issues impacting natural resources, commodities and agriculture we identified a...


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Caracu Cattle
2014-07-14 11:57:22

The Caracu is a breed of cattle that originated in Brazil. It was developed as a dual purpose cattle utilizing both its meat for beef products and milk for dairy products. Its origin can be traced back to the Minhota, sometime in the mid-1500s. Many hardships from disease to harsh condition made it difficult to raise cattle. The first herd book was established in 1916. In 1980, new breeding techniques and genetic improvements has accelerated the evolution and performance of the Caracu. It...

Camargue Cattle
2014-07-14 11:11:41

The Camargue is a breed of cattle native to the Camargue marshlands in southern France. It has existed in the region for a long time, mentioned in writings from Roman times. Estimates are the breed has been around for about 2,000 years and related to breeds that inhabit Asia and Southern Europe. The breed lives semi-wild in marshes and are tended to by herders that ride Camargue horses inhabiting the same region. They also share the area with wild boar, cattle egrets and flamingos....

Braunvieh Cattle
2014-07-12 11:25:18

The Braunvieh is a breed of cattle that originated in Switzerland. They were originally imported to the United States during the 1800s and a modern breed was formed, the Brown Swiss. The Brown Swiss have been crossed back with the European stock of Braunvieh. The Braunvieh were reintroduced to the United States in 1983 by Harlan Doeschot from Firth, Nebraska. The Braunvieh is a docile but easy to work with breed. It has excellent milking ability, fine beef quality and reproductive...

Brangus Cattle
2014-07-12 11:06:20

The Brangus is a breed of beef cattle that originated in 1912 in the United States. It was developed by crossing the Angus cattle and Brahman cattle by the Brangus organization that was formed in 1949. The early development of the Brangus was achieved by the USDA at their Experiment Station in Jeanerette, Louisiana. The intent of the Brangus was to have a desirable beef cattle with the natural ability to thrive in adverse conditions from the Brahman. During the 1930s experimental breeding...

Boran Cattle
2014-07-12 10:36:21

The Boran is a breed of beef cattle that has been in eastern Africa for over 1,000 years. The Kenyan Boran was developed from native shorthorn Zebu cattle in southern Ethiopia. The Boran Cattle Breeders Society has managed and bred the cattle since 1951. There were 454 ranches in the country that raised the Boran as of 2008. These ranches are part of five different types; group ranches, private company ranches, co-operative ranches, public company ranches and government ranches. The...

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