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Recent trials prove Cargill's proprietary feeding solutions help dairy cows better endure stress while dealing with their heat load MINNEAPOLIS, May 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Cargill's animal
Animal Health and Nutrition Division Promotes Feed Efficiency and Offers Chance to Win a Weber Propane Gas Grill Westport, CT (PRWEB) February 05, 2015
Trying to preserve a breed of Nazi-created, aggressive cattle called Heck, an English farmer was forced to offload 14 of his herd of 20 when he realized they were too dangerous.
More than 10 new research trials demonstrate the positive effects of methionine, chelated trace minerals, and therapeutic nutrition solutions on animal performance ST.
MADISON, Wis., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With beef in short supply and prices rising drastically, the beef industry is starting to get a little help ...
Global markets offer dairy producers enormous growth potential OTTAWA, March 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Reform to Canada's outdated dairy supply management policy must be accompanied
A new study, co-authored by a Harvard scientist, offers the first-ever evidence that fetal sex can affect the amount of milk cows produce, a finding that could have major economic implications for U.S. dairy farmers.
LANSING, Mich., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neogen Corporation (NASDAQ: NEOG) announced today that it has licensed patents owned by Cargill, Inc.
Scientists have discovered a mutation with a built-in dilemma for dairy cattle breeders.
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...
The British Friesian is a breed of cattle from the United Kingdom. The modern British Friesian dominated the dairy cattle population from the 1950s through the 1980s. Stock as well as semen were exported during this time throughout the world. The original Friesian breed was imported to ports of England and Scotland during the 1800s until it was stopped in 1892 when a threat of foot and mouth disease became a concern. By the end of 1912 there were 1,000 bulls and 6,000 cows registered in...
The Blaarkop is a breed of dairy cattle that is bred in the Groningen region of the Netherlands. It has been referenced as early as the 1300s and from the 1800s the breed was found in the Utrecht and Leiden regions also. The breed is sturdy and muscular with a horned head and strong legs. The body color is either solid red or black with a white head and tail tip. Around the eyes is a blotch the same color as the main body. In the population there is a ratio of 60 percent red colored and 40...
The Ayrshire is a breed of dairy cattle that originated in Ayrshire, south west Scotland. It was traditionally known as the Dunlop or Cunninghame and were exported all over the world. In New Zealand the Ayrshire is still known as the Dunlop. Ayrshire cattle are frequently bred with Holstein cattle to improve the Holstein’s fertility. The cow is known for its ability to convert grass into milk, easy calving and longevity. The Ayrshire is a hardy breed that can adapt to management...
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