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WASHINGTON, Feb. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 18: FLYING COW Profile America -- Friday, February 18th.
The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals invalidates key portions of Ohio Dept. of Agriculture rule and protects consumers' and producers' rights to truthful information on organic product labels WASHINGTON, Sept.
Think you're uncomfortable in the extreme Texas summer heat? Try being an ovulating 1,200-pound mother cow.
Government alleges cattle sold for human consumption contained illegal drug residues SILVER SPRING, Md., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Justice, on behalf of the U.S.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. and PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of their collective commitment to health and wellness, Bon Appetit Management Company and Compass Group USA will contract to buy only yogurt from cows not treated with rBGH (also known as rBST) effective today.
The more efficient dairy farmers are in managing nitrogen, the more milk their cows will produce and the less nitrogen will be wasted in manure and urine.
Proprietor sold animals with illegal drug residues in violation of federal law SILVER SPRING, Md., March 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A New York State dairy farmer cited by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for selling cows that had illegal residues of antibiotics was ordered by the U.S.
LA FARGE, Wis., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Organic Valley Family of Farms, the nation's largest cooperative of organic farmers, and the Boulder Valley School District (BVSD) today announced that Organic Valley is now the official milk supplier for the 28,000-student school district.
STOCKHOLM, August 20 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study by Cornell University shows that dairy cows using the DeLaval Swinging Cow Brush (SCB) register higher milk production and lower clinical mastitis cases. The study compared different groups of cows housed in pens using the Swinging Cow Brush to the similar reference groups kept in identical pens under the exact same conditions but without the SCB.
New calculator estimates the quantity of pesticides, fertilizers, and other chemicals absent from organic dairy farming BOULDER, Colo., April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- A calculator has been developed to help consumers, dairy farmers, and food companies estimate the avoided environmental, public health, and animal welfare impacts associated with shifting dairy cows from conventional to organic management.
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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