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2015-02-17 23:01:16

Conference attendees offered enthusiastic welcome to an interactive workshop on how addiction professionals can more fully engage their clients to ensure they benefit from life skills training.

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New book shares series of images from traditional cosmology, medicine made understandable through commentary TUXEDO PARK, N.Y.

2015-02-17 16:23:40

NEW YORK, Feb. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Chinese New Year is fast approaching.

2015-02-17 12:26:25

Renowned artists sued fashion designer Roberto Cavalli claiming his company plagiarized their artwork, additional defendants Staff USA, Nordstrom, Amazon, and Zappos, lose motion to dismiss the artists'

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FUZHOU, China, Feb. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Pingtan Marine Enterprise Ltd.

2015-02-16 23:02:19

Recently, JJsHouse, a leading women’s clothing retailer, has announced its new collection of 2015 Spring prom dresses. (PRWEB) February 16, 2015 Recently,

2015-02-16 16:23:05

Customers of L.A.-based Fabric Selection Inc. are ordering a healthy mix of traditional solid colors and imaginatively printed fabrics. LOS ANGELES, Feb.

2015-02-13 23:05:58

Now in stores Range Kleen is officially announcing availability of three exclusive patterns for electric stoves. Lima, OH (PRWEB) February 13, 2015 Range

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HAPARI has introduced rash guards to its 2015 product line.

2015-02-13 23:02:28

Nike Baseball Camps 2015 dates and locations are now available. San Rafael, CA (PRWEB)


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Damara Sheep
2014-09-25 08:50:59

The Damara sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that originated Egypt and Eastern Asia and eventually moved to the areas that are now Angola and Namibia. The breed became isolated in Namibia and southern Angola, where it remained free from the influence of other breeds for many years. It was named after the regions where it is known to have originated, which was once known as Gross Damaraland. The Damara sheep is a fat-tailed breed that can be black, brown, white, or black and white pied in...

Afrikaner Cattle
2014-07-04 09:22:53

The Afrikaner is a hardy breed of cattle native to South Africa. It is also known as Afrikander and in Afrikaans it is known as the Afrikanerbees. It is part of the Sanga type cattle. In 1652, large herds of Sanga cattle were rounded up by the Khoikhoi of the Dutch Cape Colony. The Afrikaner were used by the colonists for meat and milk and Boers used them as draft animals to pull wagons on the Great Trek. They have been bred with other cattle types for their fertility, docility and...

Tolfetano Horse
2014-07-03 13:02:31

The Tolfetano is a breed of horse that originated in the Lazio region of Italy. The development of the breed was believed by some to be from crossing the Mongolian horse with native stock. Others believe it derived from crossing native horses with Barb and Spanish breeds. Originally, the breed was known as Maremmano, but when Thoroughbred blood was introduced, the Tolfetano became a separate breed. There are 15 breeds indigenous to Italy and the Tolfetano is one that is recognized by...

Soviet heavy draft horse
2014-06-25 14:10:37

The Soviet Heavy Draft is a breed of horse originating in Russia in the late 1800s and the modern breed established by the 1940s. The horse was developed by crossbreeding native mares with imported Belgian stallions. By 1936, three breeding centers were established, Pochinkovsk, Mordovian and Gavrilovo-Posad. Other breeding centers branched off of these and in 1952 the Soviet Heavy Draft was officially recognized as a heavy draft breed. The average height of the breed is 60.4 inches and...

Pleven Horse
2014-06-25 13:07:23

The Pleven is a breed of horse officially recognized in 1951. The breed was developed in the Klementina stud - the Georgi Dimitrov Agricultural Center - in Bulgaria. Arabian and Thoroughbred horses were crossbred to form the Pleven. It has mostly Anglo-Arab blood, but Gidran stallions were added into the development of today’s breed. It is bred throughout Bulgaria with efforts to increase its size to become an international sporting horse. The head has a straight profile and the neck is...

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cowpooling
  • The practice of two or more parties jointly purchasing all or part of a butchered cow and dividing the meat between them.
The word 'cowpooling' was formed on the model of 'carpooling'.