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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...

2013-08-28 23:28:23

Two years have gone by since the opening of the state-of-the-art education and research facility, and the awards for dairy production are piling up. Kemptville, Ontario, Canada (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 When the University of Guelph Kemptville Campus’ Dairy Innovation and Education Centre opened in May 2011, faculty, staff, students, alumni and the farming community had high expectations for the state-of-the-art facility. It would provide the dairy industry with an education and...

2013-08-24 23:04:03

Zensah® releases popular compression leg sleeves in four new colors. Miami, FL (PRWEB) August 24, 2013 The start of the school year also means the start of cross country running. This running sport is one of the most popular middle school and high school sports in the US. Zensah®, a Miami-based compression apparel company, has the best compression products for cross country runners. Zensah® recently released the compression leg sleeves in four new colors to help athletes...

2013-08-15 23:29:26

According to sports medicine specialist Dr. Victor Khabie, while you might tear your Achilles tendon while walking or stepping in a hole, an Achilles tendon rupture is an injury that is most common in explosive sports that involve lots of running and jumping and especially sudden starts, stops and changes of direction at speed. Carmel, NY (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 Millions of basketball fans watching the Los Angeles Lakers play the Golden State Warriors at the end of the 2013 regular season...


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2007-10-22 15:00:13

The Indian Rhinoceros (Rhinoceros unicornis), also known as the Great One-horned Rhinoceros, is a large mammal found in Nepal and in Assam, India. The rhino once inhabited areas from Pakistan to Burma and may have even roamed in China. But because of human influence their range has shrunk and now they only exist in small populations in northeastern India and Nepal. These rhinos live in tall grasslands and wetland forests, but due to habitat loss they have been forced into more cultivated...

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2006-09-25 17:28:09

Contrary to popular belief, the Rocky Mountain elk was not an animal of the plains that retreated to the mountains because of the encroachment of man. Elk always lived in the Rocky Mountains. Rocky Mountain elk currently inhabit the Rocky Mountains from central British Columbia and Alberta through Idaho, Montana, eastern Washington, eastern Oregon, northeastern Nevada, Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Wyoming, the western portions of North and South Dakota. There are scattered populations...

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