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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...

Goat Gene Pool Facing Global Threats
2013-01-25 06:03:41

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The global genetic pool of the goat — an animal whose meat is a vital source of protein in many impoverished nations — is being threatened, and some breeds could be at risk of dying out altogether, researchers from the Regional Service of Agro-Food Research and Development (SERIDA) claim in a new report. The study, which SERIDA said is the first monographic study of the worldwide impact of the species, “took into...

2013-01-12 05:03:35

Goat Milk Stuff´s reasonably-priced goat milk soaps & lotions show you care. Scottsburg, IN (PRWEB) January 11, 2013 While candy and flowers typify Valentine´s Day, gifts that pamper for more than moments can make the day even more memorable. GoatMilkStuff.com offers a uniquely romantic selection of long-lasting natural goat milk soap and lotion gift packs that pamper and help skin, for $20 or less. Made by the Jonas family of 10 at their Indiana goat farm, the hand-made Goat...

2012-12-31 05:01:54

Sensitive Skin Pack has unscented goat milk soap, lotion, lip balm and laundry soap Scottsburg, IN (PRWEB) December 31, 2012 Goat Milk Stuff has added a “Sensitive Skin Pack” containing unscented all-natural, chemical-free goat milk soap, lotion, lip balm and laundry soap for people with problem or sensitive skin. This gift set augments Goat Milk Stuff´s nationally-acclaimed array of scented and unscented goat milk soaps and is available online at...

2012-12-30 05:03:10

PJ's blog "Goat Milk Soapers" & her podcast "Busy Mom´s Survival Guide” Las Vegas (PRWEB) December 30, 2012 PJ Jonas, founder of the Goat Milk Stuff, will tell internet marketers and others gathered at the New Media Expo about how well-focused podcasting has helped augment her marketing efforts to build a thriving online business marketing natural goat milk soaps, lotions and related products at http://www.GoatMilkStuff.com. She will address the New Media Expo (NMX) about...

2012-10-24 04:00:19

Powell-Holman, premier Texas Boer goat Breeders, today announced the recent launch of their new website (http://www.powellholman.com). Powell-Holman´s new website will feature a more streamlined presence and the ability to reintroduce themselves to the Boer goat industry. AUSTIN, TEXAS (PRWEB) October 23, 2012 Powell-Holman, premier Texas Boer goat Breeders, today announced the recent launch of their new website (http://www.powellholman.com). Powell-Holman´s new website will...


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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  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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