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2013-11-26 23:25:51

Holiday Gift Packs from $11 to $24 contain natural goat milk soaps, lotions & more. Scottsburg, IN (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 Goat Milk Stuff announced its Holiday Gift Program, with a wonderful array of its all-natural, chemical-free soaps, lotions and more in elegant and affordable Gift Packs online at http://www.GoatMilkStuff.com. PJ Jonas, the mom of 8 who founded Goat Milk Stuff, said, “The Holidays are a time for people to show each other their appreciation and we hope that our...

2013-11-06 00:21:17

TORONTO, Nov. 5, 2013 /CNW/ -Bob Blumer and Ben Mulroney learned how to exhibit Nigerian Dwarf Goats this weekend at the 91st Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in Toronto. They participated in the special "Celebrity Novice Showmanship Class". Photo Credit: Nina Linton Photography The 91st Royal Agricultural Winter Fair runs from November 1st -10th, 2013 at the Direct Energy Centre. The Royal Chef Challenge Finale, hosted by Chef Curtis Stone, takes place Saturday November 9that 2PM...

2013-08-20 08:32:02

WALNUT, Calif., Aug. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTCQB: VSPC) today announced results of independent and third-party testing that shows that Giant King Grass when it is cut frequently at 4-5 feet tall is an excellent high protein animal feed. The average protein content of five samples was 14.3% with good energy content and digestibility. The results show that Giant King Grass is much better than wheat straw, corn straw, sorghum silage, Bermuda grass or Sudan grass. It is...

Whole Milk And Less Of It Better For Children, Says Study
2013-07-03 09:59:06

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) suggestions that children drink at least three cups of milk each day, and that low-fat or fat-free versions of the beverage are the healthier, are being challenged by a pair of Harvard Medical School experts. In the July 1 edition of the journal JAMA Pediatrics, authors David S. Ludwig and Walter C. Willett of the Boston-based institution explain that their research "questions the scientific...

2013-05-21 23:28:26

Goat Milk Stuff's natural soaps, lotions made on Jonas family´s Indiana farm. Scottsburg, Indiana (PRWEB) May 21, 2013 PJ Jonas, founder of Goat Milk Stuff, won the StartupNation 2013 Leading Moms in Business Competition, sponsored by office products leader Staples®. The announcement was made by her family-run company that makes and markets natural goat milk soaps and more online at http://www.GoatMilkStuff.com. PJ Jonas, a mom of eight, was the #1 winner based on the criteria of...

2013-05-14 16:29:03

PINE PLAINS, N.Y., May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Coach Farm, farmstead goat dairy and creamery, introduces Rawstruck(TM), raw milk aged goat cheese. After 28 years of pasteurized cheese making, this is the first raw milk goat cheese from award-winning goat cheese maker Coach Farm. Made just one day each month, Rawstruck(TM) is created from the milk of Coach Farm's own herd of dairy goats. The curd is hand ladled, hand shaped, and set to age. In compliance with current federal regulations...

Fascinating Examples Of Genetic Engineering
2013-04-29 09:27:47

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online After learning about human genetic engineering, many readers might want to find out about some examples of genetic engineering. Both bizarre and beneficial, the following article highlights some truly fascinating and pragmatic examples of modern genetic engineering. The Biotechnology Forums, a website for professionals and students in biotechnology (the area that studies genetic engineering) recently explained some of these...

2013-04-23 12:09:12

Animal sanctuaries can play an important role in rehabilitating goats and other animals that have suffered from neglect, according to scientists at Queen Mary, University of London. In this first scientific study of rescued animals, the researchers examined moods in 18 goats, nine of which had endured poor welfare, such as inappropriate diet, and lack of space or shelter before arriving at a sanctuary. They created a spatial awareness test, which involved giving the animals an opportunity...

2013-04-18 23:03:51

Supports FFA Project that Encourages Personal Growth and Development of Area Youth (PRWEB) April 18, 2013 Worldwide Power Products(WPP), a power-generation equipment provider to industrial clients worldwide, today announced it has purchased the Grand Champion market goat at the 19th Annual Cypress-Fairbanks ISD (Cy-Fair ISD) Livestock Show and Sale. The 104-pound Boer goat, whose name is Eli, was raised by Cypress Ranch High School freshman Clay Spidle, son of WPP VP of Rental and Service...

2013-03-14 10:34:21

Milk from goats that were genetically modified to produce higher levels of a human antimicrobial protein has proved effective in treating diarrhea in young pigs, demonstrating the potential for food products from transgenic animals to one day also benefit human health, report researchers at the University of California, Davis. The study is the first on record to show that goats' milk carrying elevated levels of the antimicrobial lysozyme, a protein found in human breast milk, can...


Latest Goat Reference Libraries

Animal husbandry
2013-08-21 10:25:40

Animal husbandry is the caring and breeding of domestic animals by humans, such as cattle, pigs, sheep and horses. Animal husbandry includes grooming, accommodations, and hygiene of the animals. Animal husbandry may also consist of specialized breeding in order to obtain a desirable characteristic, such as strength, temperament, increased production of by-products, or bone structure of the intended animal. Farmers, ranchers, and sheepherders practice animal husbandry as well as those who take...

East Caucasian Tur, Capra cylindricornis
2012-08-24 16:27:17

The East Caucasian tur (Capra cylindricornis) is a goat-antelope that resides only on the eastern half of the Caucasus Mountains. It prefers a habitat in rocky areas, at altitudes of between 2,600 and 13,000 feet. This species migrates during the year, moving down the slopes in May and back up in October. Some of the areas that this tur migrates to are protected. The East Caucasian tur reaches an average height of 39 inches at the shoulder, and a weight of 130 pounds. The bodies of this...

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2004-10-19 04:45:44

Capricornus (The Sea Goat) Constellation -- Location: Zodiac constellation, visible in both hemispheres; Coordinates: Right Ascension: 21h; Declination: -20; Source: Ancient, Babylonian and Greek mythology The constellations that are included in the Zodiac - the 12 constellations recognized by Babylonian astronomers through which our Sun, moon, and planets appeared to travel during the course of a year - are considered to be among the oldest sky patterns recognized by human civilizations....

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