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2011-06-06 13:16:20

Scientists have discovered a new biomarker for methane production in the feces of cows.

2011-05-31 15:45:03

A popular “get well” card shows a raccoon saying to a snake, “You wouldn’t get these stomach aches if you chewed your food properly.”

2011-05-05 04:35:00

SALT LAKE CITY, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Flatulence. Everyone has it. Common factors contributing to flatus production are swallowed air and digestion of certain foods in the intestine.

2011-04-08 00:00:29

With the durable and lightweight new Doody Digger Pooper Scooper, simply scoop, then raise to drop dog poop directly in the attached dog waste bag.

2011-04-05 21:26:14

Recycling manure is an important practice, especially for large livestock producers.

2011-04-04 06:50:00

SANTA CLARITA, Calif., April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Association of Professional Animal Waste Specialists (aPaws), founded in February 2002, has established April 1-7 as a special week of educating pet owners on the importance of cleaning up after their dogs.

2011-03-29 13:37:48

Manure has long been used as a crop fertilizer, but the challenge of finding an efficient use of the nutrients found in manure is ever present.

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2011-03-09 09:35:30

After years of experimenting with the feces of large cats, a team from the University of Queensland discovered that the feces of tigers is an effective deterrent in warding off animal pests such as goats and kangaroos from certain plants.

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2010-12-13 08:50:00

Primary school children who don't like eating fruit and vegetables are 13 times more likely to develop functional constipation than children who do.

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2010-11-19 10:17:36

As experts gather in St Petersburg, Russia for next week's Tiger Summit, fewer than 3,200 tigers survive in the wild worldwide.


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Manure
2013-03-03 08:35:14

Image Caption: A field in Randers, Denmark. A pile of manure is in the foreground. Credit: Malene Thyssen/Wikipedia (CC BY-SA 2.5) Manure is organic matter that comes from farmyard animal waste as well as from crop cover. Manure from cows, pigs, horses, chickens, rabbits, etc. is broken down into organic matter and used as organic fertilizer. “Green” manure is derived from planting a cover crop, such as clover, to be plowed directly back into the soil. Bacteria traps nitrogen and other...

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2007-06-25 07:51:11

The Asian Palm Civet, Paradoxurus hermaphroditus, also known as the Common Palm Civet or the Toddy Cat, is a cat-sized mammal in the Viverridae family. It is native to south-east Asia and southern China. It inhabits forests, parks and suburban gardens with mature fruit trees, fig trees and undisturbed vegetation. Most of its natural habitat is diminishing fast. The Asian Palm Civet is a nocturnal omnivore. Its primary food source is fruit such as chiku, mango, and rambutan. It also has a...

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Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.