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Cows Are Smarter When Raised Together
2014-02-27 15:39:04

University of British Columbia Cows learn better when housed together, which may help them adjust faster to complex new feeding and milking technologies on the modern farm, a new University of British Columbia study finds. The research, published today in PLOS ONE, shows dairy calves become better at learning when a "buddy system" is in place. The study also provides the first evidence that the standard practice of individually housing calves is associated with certain learning...

2014-02-27 12:28:33

System prevents efficient Canadian dairy producers from expanding into world markets OTTAWA, Feb. 27, 2014 /CNW/ - Canada's dairy supply management policy is costly to millions of Canadians -- consumers pay higher prices for dairy products to support a small number of farms, and the most efficient farmers are limited to the small Canadian market, according to the first release of findings from The Conference Board of Canada analysis of supply management. "All Canadians have a...

2014-02-18 08:25:08

Dairy-farming Husband and Wife Develop Revolutionary Milk for Today's Active Families MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a racy series of ads featuring glamorous women in pin-up poses dressed only in milk, fairlife, LLC today introduced a high nutrition milk that will raise consumer interest for better tasting, more nutritious milk products. Launching in the Twin Cities, fairlife purely nutritious milk(TM) has 50 percent more natural protein and calcium and 1/2 the sugars...

2014-02-06 23:02:56

Efficient feed-based mastitis treatment boosts livestock health with unique microencapsulated technology. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 Mastitis can be detrimental to essential milk production and quality in lactating livestock. In low socioeconomic regions of the world, poor milk quality or low production can negatively influence animal health and the livelihood of the farmers who raise them. Traditional treatments for mastitis has involved injections, ingestion of liquid...

2014-02-04 11:26:55

Study shows fetal sex can influence milk production 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. The study, which examined 2.4 million lactations by nearly 1.5 million dairy cows in the U.S., found that cows which gestated back-to-back daughters produce as much as 1,000 pounds more milk than those that give birth to...

2014-01-27 20:22:24

Statement by Jerry Slominski, IDFA Senior Vice President for Legislative Affairs and Economic Policy PALM DESERT, Calif., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "IDFA commends the Farm Bill conferees for their hard work, and we congratulate them on reaching a compromise that represents historic reform of our nation's dairy policies. The agreement establishes a new margin insurance program for dairy farmers, which was included in both the House and Senate bills, and rejects the...

2014-01-21 16:23:45

DUBLIN, January 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/37tclc/dairy_products) has announced the addition of the "Dairy Products - Global Outlook" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/37tclc/dairy_products ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The global outlook series on Dairy Products provides a collection of statistical anecdotes, market briefs, and...

2014-01-17 23:05:04

Exploring the Latest Innovations and Advancements in the Dairy Industry Novi, MI (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 Michigan Milk Producers Association announced today that they will be featured in an upcoming episode of American Farmer, airing second quarter 2014 on RFD-TV. MMPA was formed on May 23, 1916 when a small group of dairy farmers from the Howell area gathered at what was then the Michigan Agricultural College in East Lansing. They met to establish a stable, reliable market and price for...

2014-01-13 08:29:37

LANSING, Mich., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neogen Corporation (NASDAQ: NEOG) announced today that it has licensed patents owned by Cargill, Inc. and Branhaven LLC considered key for genomic evaluation to improve traits in beef and dairy cattle. The technology, known as BeefGen, identifies key genomic tools to improve both meat and milk production. "This agreement allows Neogen unencumbered access to extensive cattle genomic analytic and bioinformatic knowledge amassed by Cargill...

2014-01-08 23:23:22

MarketResearchReports.Biz presents this most up-to-date research on "Analysis and Forecast Report on Pasteurised Milk Market in China." Albany, NY (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 Analysis and Forecast Report on Pasteurised Milk Market in China Research Background and Research Ideas Currently, more than 90% of the countries in the world mainly consume pasteurized milk in liquid milk consumption. Pasteurized milk covers 70% of global liquid milk market share, and the proportion is 95% in...


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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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