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2010-12-06 06:00:00

-Bayer Animal Health enters exclusive supply agreement for Bioniche reproductive products- BELLEVILLE, ON, Dec. 6 /PRNewswire/ - Bioniche Life Sciences Inc. (TSX: BNC), a research-based, technology-driven Canadian biopharmaceutical company, today announced that its Australian distributor, Bayer Animal Health, a division of Bayer Australia Limited, has entered into an exclusive supply agreement with Angus Australia. Under the agreement, Bayer will supply Bioniche cattle reproductive...

2010-11-20 00:00:00

Films Released in Honor of National Farm-City Week, Nov. 19-25 Denver, CO (Vocus) November 19, 2010 The average American is more than three generations removed from farming and ranching, but they're also more interested than ever in learning where their food comes from. In honor of National Farm-City Week "“ Nov. 19-25, 2010 "“ America's cattle farmers and ranchers are releasing Close-Up on Raising Beef, a film series that provides a unique "behind-the-scenes" view of how beef...

2010-11-15 07:50:00

MONHEIM, Germany, Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer Animal Health today outlined their vision for the future of cattle production at the 26th World Buiatrics Congress in Santiago, Chile. At the scientific symposium, Bayer confirmed their commitment to transforming livestock production through bringing together world cattle industry thought leaders alongside their expert scientists. Presentations demonstrated how new approaches to livestock production will help veterinarians and producers...

2010-11-04 09:00:00

CENTENNIAL, Colo., Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- As you turn your clocks back to mark the end of Daylight Savings, take a few of those extra minutes to add a healthy, protein-packed breakfast to your morning routine. Research suggests that including protein like lean beef at breakfast promotes satiety, which can curb hunger when trying to maintain or lose weight(1). What's more, a new study finds that balancing protein intake across three meals by increasing protein intake at breakfast and...

2010-11-03 16:58:36

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) have developed two strategies to ward off cattle fever ticks that are crossing the border from Mexico into the United States. These ticks transmit bovine babesiosis, commonly known as Texas cattle fever, a deadly disease of cattle that's caused by singled-celled organisms. Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists in Kerrville, Texas, are developing and testing new interventions to eliminate cattle fever ticks within U.S. borders...

2010-10-19 09:35:00

As consumer demand for naturally raised beef continues to increase, researchers at the University of Illinois have discovered that naturally raised beef can be produced effectively for this niche market as long as a substantial premium is offered to cover additional production and transportation costs. Naturally raised beef is produced without hormones or antibiotics, whereas traditional systems take advantage of technologies the industry offers such as ionophores like...

2010-09-27 15:20:00

Harrisburg Hosts Largest Livestock Show in Eastern U.S. HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Agriculture Secretary Russell C. Redding today invited the public to visit the 54th Keystone International Livestock Exposition, or KILE, at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg from Sept. 27 - Oct. 3. KILE is the largest livestock show on the East Coast. "It is an honor to host a major livestock show that, each year, continues to grow--now attracting...

2010-09-17 12:38:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- While Texas gubernatorial candidates Rick Perry and Bill White sling mud at each other, a Texas company, Cow Wow, has united the two politicians -- mounting them on the back of a 16-foot trailer for a Texas-style tour. Cow Wow, a liquid compost product, is launching a "Moovement," the "Heads of State," featuring six-foot terra cotta busts of Perry and White, with hair of ivy. The public is invited to text or vote online for the candidate with the...

2010-09-15 12:50:00

Ranchers in Argentina are selling the semen of their prize bulls instead of sending them to the slaughter house. The ranchers are using their centuries-old cattle-breeding traditions to meet the global demand for semen, embryos and genetics. "We don't have to pay for advertising, people associate the word Argentina with the word beef," Mariano Etcheverry, secretary of CABIA, a chamber that groups around 20 Argentine bovine genetics companies, told Reuters. Breeders say exports to Brazil,...

2010-09-11 08:10:00

Climate change may be combated by changing the diet of livestock, whose farting and manure, along with the feed crops produced, contribute to 18 percent of the world's greenhouse gas emissions, according to a new study.The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), which conducted the study, said as the growing global demand for meat and milk surges it recommends simple steps to curb livestock-related greenhouse gas emissions. ILRI recommended using more nutritious grasses,...

Latest Cattle Reference Libraries

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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