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Horse Clones Allowed To Race
2013-08-13 13:19:55

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A federal judge in Texas ruled on Monday the American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) must add cloned horses to their registry, thereby allowing the genetically enhanced horses to race alongside other horses. The AQHA is now the first American horse breeding group to register cloned animals. A pair of Texas ranchers brought the suit against the AQHA and claimed the association was running a monopoly by not allowing cloned animals...

2013-08-06 23:26:15

Royal Flush Havanese shares some important information regarding how to keep one's dog cool in the summer heat. Charlestown, RI (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 Royal Flush Havanese recognizes that summer is an ideal time for dogs to be outside enjoying the weather; however, extreme temperatures and overexposure to the sun can be detrimental to any dog’s health. Following some simple guidelines during the hot days of the year will keep both pet owners and their companions happy and healthy...

Rare Przewalski's Horse Born After Artificial Insemination
2013-08-06 04:26:26

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The recent birth of a Przewalski's horse at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute (SCBI) has given new hope for the future of the rare and endangered species, which at one time was believed to be extinct. The yet-to-be-named foal is the first Przewalski's horse in the world to be born via artificial insemination, according to Emily Shenk of National Geographic. It was born at the Front Royal, Virginia campus on July 27 to...

2013-07-27 23:05:03

According to a Washington Post article published 7/10/13 entitled, “Pet insurance one of the hottest employee benefits in US, offered by 1-3 Fortune 500 companies,” pet insurance could be the next “big” thing. BelmanInsuranceAdvisor.com looks at what pet insurance is and lists five “you’ve never heard of” dog breeds. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 27, 2013 There are approximately 165 million pets (cats and dogs) in the U.S. According to ASPCA.org, about 62% of households all...

2013-07-25 23:23:08

In tandem with a fundraising raffle for Hazel, a local girl diagnosed with high-risk nueroblastoma, the charitable owners and employees of Golden Meadows Kennels recently gave blood at the Los Angeles Children’s Hospital to benefit young Hazel and other children in need. Central Ventura County, CA (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 In tandem with a fundraising raffle for Hazel, a local Moorpark, California girl diagnosed with high-risk nueroblastoma, the charitable owners and employees of Golden...

Winter Flounder In Long Island's Bays Are Inbred
2013-07-24 09:27:41

The Institute for Ocean Conservation Science Scientists from the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences at Stony Brook University advise that loss of genetic diversity presents survival risks for historically common marine fish and should be considered in fisheries management Research conducted in six bays of Long Island, NY, and led by scientists from the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences at Stony Brook University (SBU) showed that local populations of winter flounder are...

2013-07-23 23:29:00

When a young local girl named Hazel was recently diagnosed with high-risk, stage-three Neuroblastoma, the staff at Golden Meadows Retrievers eagerly joined together with the Talbert Family Foundation in creating a fundraising raffle to raise money to benefit Hazel’s family. A month later, the winning raffle ticket has been pulled and Golden Meadows Retrievers is now pleased to announce the lucky winner. (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 When a young local girl named Hazel was recently diagnosed...

2013-07-08 23:17:31

DogBreedCartoon provides well over 175 fun and colorful dog breed designs on 1000’s of products. The dog breed design products are available through the DogBreedCartoon Zazzle shop (at http://zazzle.com/dogbreedcartoon). Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 08, 2013 DogBreedCartoon announced today the full launch of their new Zazzle store providing an amazing selection of over 175 fun and colorful dog breed cartoon designs on well over 50,000 products. The cute dog breed designs, ranging from the...

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...


Latest Breeding Reference Libraries

Alpines Steinschaf
2014-09-16 09:26:07

The Alpines Steinschaf is a breed of domestic sheep that is located in the Southern Alps of Germany and Eastern Alps of Austria. This breed is one of four in the Steinschaf group, which is thought to be derived from the Zaupelschaf type which lived during the medieval period or the Torschaf, which is older than the Zaupelschaf. This most likely makes the Alpines Steinschaf the oldest breed of sheep in the eastern Alps. By the beginning of the twentieth century, the Alpines Stinschaf could...

Magpie Duck
2014-09-08 12:28:35

The magpie duck is a breed of domestic duck that originated in the United Kingdom during the nineteenth century. The breed was developed by Oliver Drake and M.C. Gower-Williams, who most likely used selective breeding techniques with the Belgian Huttegem, a breed that was highly similar to the magpie duck. Although it was brought to the United States in 1963 and accepted by the American Standard of Perfection in 1977, it did not become well known in that area until 1984. The weight of the...

Wessex Saddleback
2014-09-05 10:36:48

The Wessex saddleback, also known as the Wessex pig, is a breed of domestic pig that was developed in Wessex. Its complete origin is unknown, with some stating that is was developed by crossing the Old English sheeted pig and a breed of black pig from the New Forest region. Many suggest that the breed is one of the few to have been mostly unaffected by crossbreeding with Neapolitan pigs, which would mean that it would be highly similar to the landrace pig that once roamed through Britain’s...

Cayuga Duck
2014-09-04 13:29:20

The Cayuga duck is a breed of domestic duck that is thought to have been developed in the United States. Although its origins are unknown, it is widely accepted that the breed is either a descendant of the American black duck or that is was a hybrid produced by breeding the American black duck or another domestic breed with the wild mallard, although this theory is not held in high regard. The first record of the breed, which was named after Cayuga Lake in the state of New York, is dated to...

Silver Appleyard Duck
2014-09-04 09:00:42

The silver Appleyard duck, also known as the Appleyard duck or the large Appleyard, is a breed of domestic duck that was developed in England. It was named after its first breeder, Reginald Appleyard, who developed the breed at the Priory Waterfowl Farm to provide an aesthetically pleasing duck that could also produce large white eggs. Although it was brought to the United States in the 1960’s, it was not available to public breeders until 1984 and would not be officially accepted into the...

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