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2013-07-08 10:33:18

With fewer than a dozen flowering plants out of 300,000 species accounting for 80 percent of humanity's caloric intake, people need to tap unused plants to feed the world in the near future, claims Cornell University plant geneticist Susan McCouch in the Comment feature of the July 4 issue of Nature. To keep pace with population growth and rising incomes around the world, researchers estimate that food availability must double in the next 25 years. The biodiversity stored in plant gene...

2013-06-27 23:28:14

Animaroo.com has launched a site redesign that will focus on responsible breeding. Springfield, MO (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 Animaroo.com, LLC, today announced it has launched a new online portal to connect families and individuals seeking purebred puppies with ethical and responsible breeders. The new portal is part of a larger website redesign and launch of new apps for Animaroo.com. Animaroo.com is testing out a new way of advertising puppies online that will set them apart from other...

2013-06-21 23:03:26

The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) announces an associate membership with Partners for Healthy Pets. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) June 21, 2013 The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) is pleased to announce an associate membership with Partners for Healthy Pets. This alliance of more than 20 leading veterinary associations and animal health companies is committed to a vision of improved overall health for pets. Created by the American Veterinary Medical Foundation, Partners for Healthy Pets...

2013-06-13 23:22:28

Based in Southern California, Golden Meadows Kennels recently paired a Vizsla puppy named ℠Bear´ with famed bassist Pete Wentz and his model girlfriend Meagan Camper. The couple's dog will board at Golden Meadows while Wentz´s band is out on an upcoming national tour. Central Ventura County, CA (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 Known for breeding puppies that are frequently featured in Hollywood movies, Golden Meadows Retrievers breeding kennel announces a recent partnership with Pete...

2013-05-31 23:23:45

Adding to their already sterling resume of A-list appearances, the owners of Golden Meadows Retrievers breeding kennel are proud to announce that their prized puppies have recently appeared on a national television commercial for 21st Century Car Insurance, as well as, starred in a comedic bit on the popular Conan O´Brien Show. Central Ventura County, CA (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 Adding to their already sterling resume of A-list appearances, the owners of Golden Meadows Retrievers breeding...

2013-05-30 23:30:34

Hazel is a three-year-old girl that was recently diagnosed with Stage-3 Neuroblastoma in late April. Located in the same hometown as Hazel and deeply touched by her story, the Golden Meadows Retrievers breeding kennel is proud to announce a fundraising raffle, ending June 22nd, where all proceeds will go directly to Hazel's Fund, a program of the Talbert Family Foundation. Moorpark, CA (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 Hazel is a three-year-old girl that was recently diagnosed with Stage-3 Neuroblastoma...

Species Recovery Programs May Spread Antibiotic Resistant Genes To Wild Populations
2013-05-23 10:37:49

Public Library of Science Endangered brush-tail rock wallabies raised in captive breeding programs carry antibiotic resistance genes in their gut bacteria and may be able to transmit these genes into wild populations, according to research published May 22 in the open access journal PLOS ONE by Michelle Power and colleagues from Macquarie University in New South Wales, Australia. Brush-tail rock wallabies are currently being raised in species recovery programs and restored to the wild...


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Carinthian Blondvieh Cattle
2014-07-14 12:04:00

The Carinthian Blondvieh is a breed of cattle native to Carinthia, Austria. It is believed to be descendents of the Slovenian cattle which were bred with Gelbvieh cattle to form the Carinthian Blondvieh. Last population count was in 2005 with 524 cows and 40 bulls. A steady increase from the previous count of 421 cows and 42 bulls in 2002. The Carinthian Blondvieh is usually white or pale yellow in color. The horns, mouth and hooves are also pale. The cow can weigh 1,100 to 1,300 pounds...

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...

Canchim Cattle
2014-07-14 11:50:01

The Canchim is a breed of beef cattle that originated in Central Brazil. Development began by breeding native herds with Zebu Cattle during the early 1900s. The Ministry of Agriculture imported the Charolais to Goias in 1922. In 1936, the cattle were transported to Sao Carlos to a farm on the Government Research Station. This is where the original Canchim was developed. Other breeding programs were initiated in 1940 with 64 percent Charolias and 36 percent Zebu and another with 64...

Canadian Speckle Park Cattle
2014-07-14 11:28:41

The Canadian Speckle Park is a breed of cattle native to the province of Saskatchewan, Canada and one of only a few breeds of cattle developed there. It is a new breed, officially recognized in 2006 by the Canadian government. The breed association was formed in 1985 with the breed being exported to the United States and Australia. The breed's development began in the 1950s by crossbreeding a roan Shorthorn heifer and a Black Angus bull. The offspring became spotted and a new breed was...

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...

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Word of the Day
holluschickie
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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