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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.
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An investigational new animal drug application (INADA) number has been received by Napo Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Scientists have discovered a mutation with a built-in dilemma for dairy cattle breeders.
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The health of dairy cows after giving birth plays a big factor in the quantity and quality of the milk the cows produce.
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
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,
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,
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
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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...
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...
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...
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,...
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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