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2013-10-29 23:19:58

Sheila Rogers of Hy Ridge Holsteins, LLC in Ridgeland, Wis. is winner of $500 toward milking services. Menomonie, WI (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 Representatives from Vets Plus, Inc. presented Sheila Rogers of Hy Ridge Holsteins, LLC with a check for $500 for hiring a milking service for her dairy. The campaign “Vets Plus will milk your cows!” was held at this year’s World Dairy Expo in October with the intent of giving one producer a break from milking for the weekend. Over 260...

2013-09-19 23:18:15

Transparency Market Research published new "Global Compound Feed Market : Feed Additives Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2007 - 2017" market research report to its report store. Browse the report with TOC, visit http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/compound-feed-and-additives-market.html. Albany, NY (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 According to Transparency Market Research “Compound Feed Market and Feed Additives Market: Global Analysis and Forecast...

What Cattle Eat Affects Their Weight And Tastiness Of The Meat
2013-09-19 11:21:25

Clemson University Cattle are what they eat. The forage — grasses and other plants ­— beef cattle eat affects the nutrition and tastiness of the meat. Clemson University animal science researchers report that steers grazing on one of five forages kept in paddocks showed significant differences in growth, carcass and meat quality. The research can help cattle producers with alternatives to corn and feed when they are looking to add weight and value to their animals prior to sale....

Cattle Vaccinations Could Reduce Human E. Coli Infection Rates
2013-09-17 07:51:46

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The number of people who fall ill due to E. coli contamination could be drastically reduced if cattle were vaccinated against the bacterium, according to research published in the online edition of the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). The E. coli O157 bacterium can result in severe gastrointestinal illness and is potentially fatal in humans. The pathogen is spread by consuming contaminated food and...

2013-09-08 23:02:38

PortaScience, Inc., a New Jersey company, was recently awarded $400K grant from Feed the Future Partnering for Innovation to commercialize a milk quality test for small farms in Africa. Moorestown, NJ (PRWEB) September 08, 2013 PortaScience, Inc., a New Jersey company, was recently awarded a grant from Feed the Future Partnering for Innovation to commercialize a milk quality test for small farms in Africa. Feed the Future Partnering for Innovation is a program funded by U.S. Agency for...

2013-09-03 23:27:20

Beetnik has entered into agreements with both Jacobs Bastrop Ranch and Dewberry Hills Farm to supply Beetnik with pasture raised grass fed beef, and pasture raised organic chicken. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) September 03, 2013 Chicken is one of the most “industrialized” products in our food supply. High volume chicken production is designed for maximum efficiency and maximum profits, while animal welfare tends not to be a priority. The results are overcrowding, disease, and observable...


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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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