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2012-09-14 23:02:56

Florida Dairy Farmers Dietitian Shares Milk's Natural Health Benefits Orlando, Fla. (PRWEB) September 14, 2012 With sports season in high gear, it´s fitting to talk about a beverage that reigns over its competitors every time. Hands down, milk, with its nutrient-rich power, outscores substitutes and alternatives. This household staple is the top food source of three of the four nutrients that the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans cites both adults and children need more of...

2012-02-16 13:01:16

The ability to change vocal sounds (vocal plasticity) and develop an accent is potentially far more widespread in mammals than previously believed, according to new research on goats from Queen Mary, University of London. Vocal plasticity is the ability of an individual to modify the sound of their voice according to their social environment. Humans benefit from an extreme form of vocal plasticity which allows us to produce a wide range of sounds and accents, but in most other mammals...

2011-12-14 14:39:37

A new study of the mating habits of mountain goats reveals the vastly different strategies of males in different populations and could shed light on the unseen impacts of hunting. A Durham University-led research team found that male chamois (a species of wild goat-antelope) adopt different strategies in different populations in order to succeed in the rut: some put a lot of energy in at a young age, while others wait until they are much older. Researchers looking at neighboring...

2011-08-03 00:00:30

Green Valley Organics Offers Back-to-School Lactose Free Recipes and Easy Tips for Busy Parents and Hungry Kids Sebastopol, CA (PRWEB) August 02, 2011 With an estimated one in 10 children being lactose intolerant, back-to-school meals and snacks can put parents to the test. Recipes like Oven "Fried" Chicken Strips and Homemade Ranch Dipping Sauce, give kids and parents get an education in tasty, nutritious options that won't cause tummy aches. "Many parents may not recognize the symptoms...

2011-07-27 00:01:19

From their farm, the Jonas family is building http://www.GoatMilkStuff.com into a thriving company marketing goat milk soaps, lotions and more. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 26, 2011 NBC-TV's Today Show spotlighted how PJ and Jim Jonas and their eight children, ages 4 to 14, have built Goat Milk Stuff into a thriving family business marketing all-natural goat milk soaps and other products made on their small Indiana goat farm. With customers across the USA and worldwide, the Jonas business grew...


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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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Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.