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2012-10-09 04:03:18

Florida Dairy Farmers announces Holiday Art Contest. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) October 08, 2012 How did Santa Claus get his milk mustache? That´s the theme for the Florida Dairy Farmers´ artwork contest that could land a child´s creation on the cover of the organization´s 2012 holiday card. Interested children ages 14 and younger can submit their original artwork by Oct. 31 to: Florida Dairy Farmers Attn: Holiday Art Contest 166 Lookout Place Maitland, FL 32751 All entries...

Cloned Cow Produces Non-Allergic Milk
2012-10-02 06:28:33

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers in New Zealand have created a genetically modified dairy cow whose milk may not cause allergic reactions. Two to three infants out of every hundred are allergic to a whey protein found in cow's milk called beta-lactoglobulin, or BLG. The research team from AgResearch engineered the cow - named Daisy - to produce milk that doesn't contain BLG. BLG, found in the milk of ruminants like cows but not in human milk, is a major...

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Australian Milking Zebu Cattle
2014-07-09 13:49:54

The Australian Milking Zebu (AMZ) is a breed of dairy cattle that originated in Australia in the 1950s. It was developed by the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) by crossbreeding the Sahiwal and Red Sindhi cattle from Pakistan with Jersey cattle. A small amount of Illawarra, Guernsey and Friesian blood was introduced as well. It was bred specifically to be resilient to heat, cattle tick and for milk production. The AMZ is similar in color and markings to...

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Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.