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2014-06-18 20:22:28

MADISON, Wis., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With beef in short supply and prices rising drastically, the beef industry is starting to get a little help ... from the dairy industry, according to Richard Williams, ABS Global general manager for North America. "Quality beef crossbreds from dairy cows offer benefits throughout the supply chain, from dairy farmers, to beef cattle feeders, meat processors, retailers and consumers," said Williams, while speaking at the 67th Reciprocal...

2014-06-03 23:17:44

To celebrate its #1 best seller ranking on Amazon.com, BeVisible Sports is offering a coupon code to get over a 60% discount on its calf sleeves. Read the article to see how to get & use the coupon code. Melbourne, Victoria (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 “They were exactly what I was looking for and fit great. It’s my first time using compression sleeves and I couldn't be happier. They relieve the fatigue in my legs after my workouts and runs, even help with the shin splints,” says...

2014-04-24 23:08:06

The doctors of Advanced Pain Management offer five tips to ease the foot and back pain associated with wearing high heels. (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Nearly every woman wears heels at some point in her life. For some, they are a daily part of business attire, while others only put them on for black tie events. Regardless of their frequency of wear, however, most women will agree that heels can be downright uncomfortable. Medical professionals take that observation a step further – heels can...

Cows Are Smarter When Raised Together
2014-02-27 15:39:04

University of British Columbia Cows learn better when housed together, which may help them adjust faster to complex new feeding and milking technologies on the modern farm, a new University of British Columbia study finds. The research, published today in PLOS ONE, shows dairy calves become better at learning when a "buddy system" is in place. The study also provides the first evidence that the standard practice of individually housing calves is associated with certain learning...

2014-01-14 12:27:36

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An investigational new animal drug application (INADA) number has been received by Napo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. for its lead animal drug candidate, SP-303, which is isolated and purified from Croton lechleri, a medicinal plant sustainably harvested from the rain forest. The target indication is chemotherapy-induced diarrhea ("CID") in dogs. The INADA will be assigned to Jaguar Animal Health, Inc. ("Jaguar") a subsidiary of Napo formed to...

2014-01-03 15:49:03

Scientists have discovered a mutation with a built-in dilemma for dairy cattle breeders. The deleted gene sequence has a positive effect on milk yield but causes embryonic death in dairy cattle. Scientists have found a genomic deletion that affects fertility and milk yield in dairy cattle at the same time. The discovery can help explain a dilemma in dairy cattle breeding: the negative correlation between fertility and milk production. For the past many years milk yield in Scandinavian...

2013-12-23 23:24:04

Fusion of Zensah® #1 Selling Compression Leg Sleeve and Compression Ankle Support Leads to Development of Compression Ankle/Calf Sleeves (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 Zensah®, a Miami based athletic apparel company, announced their newest product, the Compression Ankle/Calf Sleeves. The merging of Zensah’s® Compression Leg Sleeves and Compression Ankle Support lead to the development of the new Compression Ankle/Calf Sleeves featuring +Compression™ Technology. The...

Researchers Suggest Dietary Calcium Supplements For Dairy Cows After Giving Birth
2013-11-11 14:32:45

University of Missouri The health of dairy cows after giving birth plays a big factor in the quantity and quality of the milk the cows produce. Now, researchers at the University of Missouri have found that subclinical hypocalcemia, which is the condition of having low levels of calcium in the blood and occurs in many cows after giving birth, is related to higher levels of fat in the liver. John Middleton, a professor in the MU College of Veterinary Medicine, says these higher levels of...

2013-10-20 23:03:06

Premier Vein Institute is launching a new social media campaign to educate the public on exercises to keep veins healthy. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) October 20, 2013 The Premier Vein Institute is launching a new social media campaign to educate the public on the preventive effect of exercise on vein health. It is possible to look younger and healthier without the unpleasant appearance of varicose veins and spider veins. The effects of vein disorders are not just cosmetic, however. Varicose vein...

2013-10-08 23:20:45

MMAR Medical recently surpassed 1500 fans on their Facebook page and to celebrate, they are giving away a pair of CEP calf sleeves every month until January. Houston, TX (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 MMAR Medical, a provider of medical and rehabilitation products, recently has grown its Facebook presence to 1500 fan page likes. To celebrate the milestone, MMAR is proud to announce a Season of Giveaways that will consist of a monthly contest for a pair CEP Calf Sleeves each month. MMAR Medical...


Latest Calf Reference Libraries

British White Cattle
2014-07-12 11:57:42

The British White is a breed of cattle with a confirmed history during the 1600s but may have originated before that. Its exact origin is unknown but herds of the British White were found in Britain and Ireland dating back centuries. Original herds were kept in the Park of Whalley Abbey in the Forest of Bowland near Clitheroe. During the 1800s most of the cattle were transported to Norfolk and sold in small lots, mainly to nobility. In the early 1900s, only around 130 registered British...

British Friesian Cattle
2014-07-12 11:44:10

The British Friesian is a breed of cattle from the United Kingdom. The modern British Friesian dominated the dairy cattle population from the 1950s through the 1980s. Stock as well as semen were exported during this time throughout the world. The original Friesian breed was imported to ports of England and Scotland during the 1800s until it was stopped in 1892 when a threat of foot and mouth disease became a concern. By the end of 1912 there were 1,000 bulls and 6,000 cows registered in...

Belgian Blue Cattle
2014-07-09 14:37:46

The Belgian Blue is a breed of beef cattle originating in Belgium. It was developed in the 1800s by crossbreeding local cattle with a Shorthorn breed from the United Kingdom. It is quite possible that the Charolais cattle was also used in the development of the Belgian Blue. A modern breed of the Belgian blue was developed in the 1950s by Professor Hanset while working at an artificial insemination facility in the Liege province. The breed was introduced to the United States in 1978 by...

Australian Charbray Cattle
2014-07-09 12:40:07

The Australian Charbray is a breed of beef cattle that originated in Australia. It was developed by crossing the Charolais and Brahman breeds. Most Australian Charbray are about 75 percent Charolais and 25 percent Brahman. It is a large breed, very muscular with loose skin, possibly by being introduced to Bos indicus blood. It has a cream to light red color as an adult. The calf is usually born a light tan but will change to a creamy white in a few weeks. The Charbray is a hardy breed,...

Arouquesa Cattle
2014-07-04 10:20:33

The Arouquesa is a breed of cattle from Portugal and is in protected geographical status. Its range of habitat is restricted to the Northern Portuguese districts of Viseu, Aveiro, Porto and Braga. It is a small breed with the cow only reaching a height of about 48 inches and weighing between 790 and 950 pounds. The bull is slightly bigger at about 52 inches high and will weigh about the same as the cow. The color is a light brown, but the bull will be a little darker than the cow. There...

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