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2014-10-15 12:33:48

ARDEN HILLS, Minn., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Land O'Lakes, Inc. announced it is working with Nestle to provide feed and forage training, nutrition services and laboratory services at Nestle Dairy Farming Institute (DFI), a dairy training center located in Shuangcheng, Harbin City, Heilongjiang Province, China. "We are pleased to partner with Nestle, one of our largest customers, to deliver value to China's dairy and forage crop producers," said Chris Policinski, president and...

2014-10-14 20:22:00

LONDON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This BCC Research report explores present and future strategies within the animal feed market, which includes the different types of compound feeds and feed additives. The improving market, the setbacks and the needs of the market are discussed in this report through 2018, with five-year CAGR projections from 2013 to 2018. The comparisons, usage, and the advantages and disadvantages of different types of animal feeds and feed additives are also...

cattle genome
2014-10-07 04:00:12

Provided by Janne Hansen, Aarhus University The cattle genome has now been mapped to a hitherto unknown degree of detail. This constitutes a quantum leap for research into the history and genetics of cattle. By creating a global database an international consortium of scientists has increased the detailed knowledge of the variation in the cattle genome by several orders of magnitude. The first generation of the new data resource, which will be open access, forms an essential tool for...

2014-10-03 12:26:42

Russian Bans Won't Slow Runaway Markets NEW YORK, Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rabobank has issued a new report on the global beef industry, saying that although supply is increasingly tight, Russian import bans are unlikely to have a material effect. In the report, published by Rabobank's Food & Agribusiness Research and Advisory group, bank analysts say that global beef supply is in a tightening phase, with most key producing and export regions already experiencing record tight...

2014-10-01 08:35:34

ALBANY, New York, October 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A latest study on the compound feed market and feed additives market by Transparency Market Research states that this market will witness a CAGR of 3.72% between 2013 and 2019. The report estimates the global feed market to be worth US$ 15.1 billion as of 2012, and projects this market to grow to US$ 18.3 billion by 2017. The global feed market will chart a CAGR of 3.86% between 2013 and 2019. Compound feed comprises...

2014-10-01 08:35:13

CINCINNATI, October 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Breeding, fertility and health are critical factors for success on-farm and the new Dairymaster MooMonitor+ has been awarded the Dairy Herd Management Innovation Award at World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wisconsin. This is the second award in the last two weeks for the MooMonitor+. Last week at Europe's largest Outdoor Agricultural Exhibition with over 279,000 attendees, the MooMonitor+ also won an Innovation award. (Photo:...

2014-10-01 08:35:12

MADISON, Wisconsin, October 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Afimilk has been awarded the Dairy Herd Management Innovation Award 2014 at the World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wisconsin. The award was presented to the company in recognition of its innovation, AfiMilk MCS [http://www.afimilkmcs.com ]. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141001/706393 ) Afimilk MCS (Real-Time Milk Classification Service) is a breakthrough solution for enhancing milk value. By...

2014-09-25 23:04:16

Consolidation activity will continue to change the landscape of the industry and create larger farms that are more efficient and technologically advanced. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Dairy Farms industry in its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 The Dairy Farms industry has teetered on the edge of growth in the five years to 2014. Industry revenue displayed an average annual decline during the...

2014-09-25 08:29:34

AFIKIM, Israel, September 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Afimilk [http://www.afimilk.com ] is, for the first time, improving the fertility of tied cows by enabling their automatic heat detection with AfiAct II Stanchion. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140925/706118 ) AfiAct II Stanchion incorporates long-range data collection and leg-mounted behavior monitoring tags (AfiTag II) throughout the Stanchion barn. It sends heat alerts as breeding lists to...

2014-09-22 04:22:15

KERRY, Ireland, September 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Breeding, fertility and health are critical factors for success on-farm. Dairymaster's [http://www.dairymaster.com ] latest product, the much anticipated MooMonitor+ [http://www.dairymaster.com/heat-detection ] that monitors each individual cow's health and fertility has arrived. Launched at Dairymaster's Global Headquarters in Causeway, Co Kerry at an event attended by the European Commissioner for Research, Innovation and...


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Carinthian Blondvieh Cattle
2014-07-14 12:04:00

The Carinthian Blondvieh is a breed of cattle native to Carinthia, Austria. It is believed to be descendents of the Slovenian cattle which were bred with Gelbvieh cattle to form the Carinthian Blondvieh. Last population count was in 2005 with 524 cows and 40 bulls. A steady increase from the previous count of 421 cows and 42 bulls in 2002. The Carinthian Blondvieh is usually white or pale yellow in color. The horns, mouth and hooves are also pale. The cow can weigh 1,100 to 1,300 pounds...

Caracu Cattle
2014-07-14 11:57:22

The Caracu is a breed of cattle that originated in Brazil. It was developed as a dual purpose cattle utilizing both its meat for beef products and milk for dairy products. Its origin can be traced back to the Minhota, sometime in the mid-1500s. Many hardships from disease to harsh condition made it difficult to raise cattle. The first herd book was established in 1916. In 1980, new breeding techniques and genetic improvements has accelerated the evolution and performance of the Caracu. It...

Canchim Cattle
2014-07-14 11:50:01

The Canchim is a breed of beef cattle that originated in Central Brazil. Development began by breeding native herds with Zebu Cattle during the early 1900s. The Ministry of Agriculture imported the Charolais to Goias in 1922. In 1936, the cattle were transported to Sao Carlos to a farm on the Government Research Station. This is where the original Canchim was developed. Other breeding programs were initiated in 1940 with 64 percent Charolias and 36 percent Zebu and another with 64...

Canadienne Cattle
2014-07-14 11:38:56

The Canadienne is a breed of dairy cattle that originated in Canada during the 1600s. It also goes by the names Black Canadienne, French Canadienne and Black Jersey and are the only dairy cattle developed in Canada. It is believed the Canadienne is decedents of the Guernsey, Jersey and Kerry cattle breeds. In 1850 the majority of the cattle were Canadienne so breeding of them was discouraged. In 1886, a herd book was established and the French Canadian Cattle Breeder’s Association was...

Canadian Speckle Park Cattle
2014-07-14 11:28:41

The Canadian Speckle Park is a breed of cattle native to the province of Saskatchewan, Canada and one of only a few breeds of cattle developed there. It is a new breed, officially recognized in 2006 by the Canadian government. The breed association was formed in 1985 with the breed being exported to the United States and Australia. The breed's development began in the 1950s by crossbreeding a roan Shorthorn heifer and a Black Angus bull. The offspring became spotted and a new breed was...

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