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2015-03-03 16:28:14

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Wolf's proposed 2015-16 budget for the Department of Human Services (DHS) commits critical funding to Pennsylvania's most vulnerable

2015-03-03 16:28:11

Department of Health Will Focus on Innovation, Efficiency and Savings HARRISBURG, Pa., March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Wolf's fiscal year 2015-16 proposed budget invests

2015-03-03 16:28:04

INDIANAPOLIS, March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) will attend the Barclays Global Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, March 11, 2015. Jan M.

2015-03-03 16:28:00

Daylight Savings Sleep Tips NEW YORK, March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Parents and their children may feel a bit more tired come March 8 at 2:00 a.m.

2015-03-03 16:27:58

FORT WORTH, Texas, March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The North America stationary cycle market was valued at $194.3 million in 2014 and is estimated to grow to $246.6 million

2015-03-03 16:27:56

DES MOINES, Iowa, March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr.

2015-03-03 16:27:10

SANTA FE, N.M., March 03, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The New Mexico IDeA Networks of Biomedical Research Excellence (NM-INBRE) and the National Center for Genome Resources (NCGR) announced

2015-03-03 16:26:37

WASHINGTON, March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Thursday, March 5, will release preliminary results from an ongoing study on the

2015-03-03 16:26:25

LONDON, March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Key Findings--Over the last 4 years, the cardiac monitoring products and services markets suffered due to the global economic downturn.


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Damara Sheep
2014-09-25 08:50:59

The Damara sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that originated Egypt and Eastern Asia and eventually moved to the areas that are now Angola and Namibia. The breed became isolated in Namibia and southern Angola, where it remained free from the influence of other breeds for many years. It was named after the regions where it is known to have originated, which was once known as Gross Damaraland. The Damara sheep is a fat-tailed breed that can be black, brown, white, or black and white pied in...

British Milksheep
2014-09-22 07:50:24

The Bristish milksheep, previously known as the Alderbred, is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in the Northumberland region of England. Although the exact origin of the breed is unknown, it is known to have been derived from flocks of the Eastrip Prolific, Dorset Horn, and Bluefaced Leicester breeds. Selective breeding was used to enhance productivity using breeds like the East Friesian and Texel, but this breeding did not focus on a uniform appearance. Later, the British...

Belgian Landrace
2014-08-27 09:35:46

The Belgian landrace, also known as the Belgian lop-eared, Belgian improved landrace, or the improved Belgian, is a breed of domestic pig that can be found in northern areas of Belgium. It was developed when English pigs were imported into Belgium, after which time they were improved upon until 1930, when they were bred with German landrace pigs. The resulting breed was crossbred with Dutch landrace pigs in 1945 and later other breeds including those from Germany and Luxemburg. This breed...

British Friesian Cattle
2014-07-12 11:44:10

The British Friesian is a breed of cattle from the United Kingdom. The modern British Friesian dominated the dairy cattle population from the 1950s through the 1980s. Stock as well as semen were exported during this time throughout the world. The original Friesian breed was imported to ports of England and Scotland during the 1800s until it was stopped in 1892 when a threat of foot and mouth disease became a concern. By the end of 1912 there were 1,000 bulls and 6,000 cows registered in...

Blue Gray Cattle
2014-07-12 10:27:38

The Blue Grey is a breed of beef cattle that is popular in Scotland and north of England. It was developed by crossing a white bred shorthorn and Black Galloway cows. The color of the Blue Grey is roan blue. However, roan coloration is not a dominant color gene and the color does not always hold true. Only about half of the calves born to two true blue roan cattle will be blue roan, the rest will be either solid white or solid black. Blue roan is only consistent in the first generation of...

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