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2010-08-05 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The modern-day morning looks dramatically different than a decade ago. More kids than ever are either grabbing a toaster pastry or fast food sandwich, or skipping breakfast entirely. Sodas are increasingly the drink of choice at breakfast and less than 20 percent of breakfast meals eaten at home include milk.(1) That's why the national Milk Mustache "got milk?"® Campaign is launching a new initiative to throw the spotlight on breakfast...

2010-07-28 15:23:00

PINE PLAINS, N.Y., June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Coach Farm is expanding its line of goat milk dairy products with the launch of a farmstead Goat's Milk Probiotic Yogurt available in four all natural flavors: Honey, Vanilla, Strawberry and Plain. "Traditional Greek Yogurt is made from goat's milk, and we thought with the increased popularity of premium yogurt over the last few years, there was no better time than the present to introduce a spoonable Goat's Milk Probiotic Yogurt," stated Steven...

2010-05-06 07:00:00

TIANJIN, China, May 6 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Yayi International Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: YYIN) ("Yayi International" or "the Company"), the first mover and a leading producer and distributor of premium goat milk formula products for infants, toddlers, young children, and adults in the People's Republic of China ("China"), today announced it will participate in the 11th SIAL China, China's leading annual trade event for the Food, Beverage & Hospitality industries, held at the...

2010-03-17 08:00:00

NEW YORK, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Experts agree that sharing time together around the dinner table does double duty for building strong families - forging emotional bonds and helping kids develop healthy habits that can last a lifetime. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100317/CG71819) Moms agree on the value of dinner. According to an online survey of 1,000 moms by the National Milk Mustache "got milk?"® Campaign, the majority of moms recognize dinner is...

2010-01-28 07:00:00

TIANJIN, China, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Yayi International Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: YYIN) ("Yayi International" or "the Company"), the first mover and the leading producer and distributor of premium goat milk formula products for infants, toddlers, young children, and adults in the People's Republic of China, today announced that the company co-hosted the "China Goat Milk Industry Development Summit" together with the National Development and Reform Commission ("NDRC")...

2010-01-11 08:30:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- With the start of the New Year, the nation's milk processors want to make it easier for America's moms to set the table with milk and build strong families in 2010. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100111/AQ35097) The National Milk Mustache 'got milk?' Campaign launched a new initiative today called the "Great Gallon Give" with the help of actress and mom Rebecca Romijn, who is appearing in her second milk mustache ad - this time with...

2009-11-17 14:04:13

Mountain goats are no exception to the general rule among mammals that larger males sire more and healthier offspring. But University of Alberta researcher David Coltman has found a genetic quirk that might make female mountain goats think twice about their romantic partners. Big, heavy males mountain goats shove lightweight Romeos aside taking the eligible females for themselves. The larger males pass their physical attributes and mating success to their male heirs. But Coltman's data shows...

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2009-09-07 09:47:40

Farm visits are dispelling children's deep ignorance about where the food they eat comes from and helping teachers deliver a wide spectrum of the national curriculum, a new study has shown. The trips, set up as part of the Government's Educational Access scheme, challenge many children's belief that milk comes from bottles and that bread comes from a packet  "“ something even those from rural areas struggle with. But despite campaigns to encourage primary school visits to farms,...

2009-06-02 21:35:58

British researchers have linked lower body mass index in 4-year-old children to being breast fed longer as infants. The study, published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, suggests breast-feeding duration and the weaning diet shapes a child's body composition. The findings revealed children who had been breast fed longer had a lower fat mass not explained by differences in family background or the child's height. The study used dual X-ray absorptiometry -- which...

2009-04-10 12:16:00

This Saturday, Sounders fans get a chance to meet the famed goats from PEMCO's ad SEATTLE, April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Signs of spring are popping up all over the Northwest, and that includes sightings of bramble-clearing goats compliments of PEMCO Insurance's Northwest Profile # 80, "Goat Renter Guy." This Saturday, April 11, at 5 p.m., the rectangular-eyed ruminants from PEMCO's "Goat Renter Guy" TV spot will make a guest appearance at PEMCO's pre-game booth at the Sounders FC soccer game at...


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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Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.