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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...

2013-08-08 23:25:05

Zensah® announced the release of their advanced engineered compression socks for improved muscle support and injury prevention. Miami, FL (PRWEB) August 08, 2013 Zensah® announced the release of the new Tech+ Compression™ Socks for runners at Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2013. The new compression socks will be available this fall at specialty retailers across the country, just in time for marathon season. Compression socks have become an essential tool for runners in their...

2013-07-25 23:28:07

Zensah® recently released their bestselling compression leg sleeves in tie dye neon green. Miami, FL (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 Zensah®, a leading Miami-based compression apparel company, recently released their best-selling compression leg sleeves in a new tie dye neon green color. Zensah® is known for combining color and fashion with their technologically advanced products. The release of the new color now makes the Zensah Compression Leg Sleeves available in over 26 different...

2013-07-17 23:03:48

Nelson brings dairy expertise to new role with the global animal nutrition company. Menomonie, WI (PRWEB) July 17, 2013 Vets Plus, Inc. welcomes Tracy Nelson to its sales team as Calf Specialist. Nelson will focus on calf nutrition sales, particularly in Wisconsin and Minnesota. Raised on a 100-cow dairy, Nelson has strong connections to the agriculture industry. She serves on the Wisconsin Holstein Association Board of Directors and promotes agriculture as a member of the Young Dairy...


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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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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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