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2012-02-16 15:02:54

In a worst-case scenario simulation of a foot-and-mouth disease outbreak in Mexico, researchers found that establishing a good surveillance system and raising a more resilient breed of cattle could lessen the blow to the Mexican cattle industry should an outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) or other infectious disease occur. "For diseases that spread very quickly, such as foot-and-mouth, the best way to minimize economic losses is to have a very good surveillance system," said...

2011-11-07 08:00:00

Rancho Cortez, a Bandera, TX Dude Ranch and Cowboy Fat Farm, is hosting a 7 day weight loss challenge early next month. The winner receives a free stay. Contest starts December 3 and runs through December 10. Bandera,TX (PRWEB) November 07, 2011 Rancho Cortez, a popular Texas Dude Ranch and Cowboy Fat Farm, has an alternative to the hustle and bustle of the holiday season. Instead of spending the first week in December fighting the crowds at the mall, spend it at Rancho Cortez losing those...

2011-08-29 10:00:00

Oklahoma cattle ranchers have been selling off their herds in record numbers this summer, as grasses have gone dry during the 80 straight days of 100+ degree heat in this year's extended drought. But according to SweetPro Feeds, cattlemen like Ronnie Glover from Elgin, Oklahoma are maintaining their herds and looking forward to high profits in Spring, by keeping their cattle on non-molasses lick blocks made from distillers grains. Elgin, Oklahoma (PRWEB) August 29, 2011 With 1.8 million...

2011-08-20 10:00:00

Texas cattle ranchers Rick Reeves and Bobby Campbell are using SweetPro supplemental lick blocks made from distillers' grains to maintain herd health during one of the worst summer droughts in history. While other ranchers have been forced to sell off cattle due to poor forage conditions, cattle operations using the supplements are holding on. Hallsville, TX (PRWEB) August 20, 2011 The headlines all across cattle states have been telling the story of Summer 2011: "Texas farmers and ranchers...

2011-06-25 00:00:30

30-Day Weight Loss Contest at a Cowboy Fitness Ranch Guarantees Weight Loss Bandera, TX (PRWEB) June 24, 2011 For the person who has tried every diet out there, a fitness vacation may be just what the doctor ordered. Especially when results are guaranteed. The 30-Day Fat Farm Challenge at Rancho Cortez Fitness Ranch is a contest designed to give people the opportunity to lose both pounds and inches"¦ the healthy way. Rancho Cortez ran their first 30-day challenge earlier this year....

2011-05-27 00:00:27

Cowboy Weight Loss Camp Delivers Reality TV Results Bandera, TX (PRWEB) May 26, 2011 Overweight people all over America have secret hopes of being chosen for the next fitness ranch reality show to help them shed unwanted pounds. Although the average obese person has little chance of a starring role on reality TV, an adult fat camp is now within reach to Joe and Jane American. Rancho Cortez Fitness Ranch offers the same sort of all-inclusive, results-based weight loss program as seen on...

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2005-06-02 08:04:23

The Texas Longhorn is a breed of cattle known for its characteristic horns, which can extend to six feet in width and have a slight upward turn at their tips, as well as for their distinctive "burnt orange" coloring. "The Longhorns" is also the nickname of the sports teams of The University of Texas and the school mascot is a Longhorn named Bevo. The Texas Longhorn Breeders Association of America serves as the recognized registry for the breed. Though some historians disagree, the Texas...

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Word of the Day
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.