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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.

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.

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.

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.

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...

2009-04-07 13:43:35

An Australian family said a pet dog that fell overboard from a yacht survived by swimming 5 nautical miles and feeding on wild goats for four months. Jan and Dave Griffith said they were cruising off the east coast of Australia on their yacht in November when their cattle dog, Sophie Tucker, fell overboard in rough waters, The Times of London reported Tuesday. The Griffiths said Sophie apparently swam through shark-infested waters to St.

2009-03-31 13:39:55

Officials in Merrick, N.Y., said they are employing a team of five Nigerian dwarf goats to munch weeds and overgrowth at a 50-acre nature preserve. The officials said the goats, named Sleepy, Sneezy, Bashful, Happy and Doc, were purchased for $1,200 and will be at work by the fall eating grass and weeds at the Norman J.

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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...

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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