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2013-11-14 20:23:47

Awarded at 91(st) Royal Agricultural Winter Fair TORONTO, Nov. 14, 2013 /CNW/ - Page-Crest Excitation Karlie from Arethusa Farm of Litchfield, CT won both the Grand Champion Jersey Female and Supreme Champion at the 2013 Royal Agricultural Winter Fair, which closed November 10. "Karlie" was selected as top Jersey from among more than 300 Jersey entries. The Supreme Champion is chosen annually from among the five Royal breed champions: Black-and-White Holstein, Red-and-White...

2010-09-17 11:11:00

Six-day Event Begins Saturday, Sept. 18, in Harrisburg HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Agriculture Secretary Russell C. Redding today invited the public to attend the 47th All-American Dairy Show, to be held Sept. 18-23 at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg. "The All-American Dairy Show is known worldwide as a premier dairy show, and for 47 years, Pennsylvania has been proud to host this event," said Redding. "It's not only a week to...

2009-05-23 09:59:01

Miniature dairy and meat cattle are becoming increasingly popular in the United States as feed prices skyrocket, fans of the little cows said. The total number of minicows is estimated at about 20,000, up from fewer than 5,000 a decade ago, the International Miniature Cattle Breeds Registry said. Minicows are not genetically engineered and they're not dwarfs. They came from original breeds brought from Europe in the 1800s that were smaller than today's full-sized cows, Ron Lemenager,...

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2006-10-16 11:30:00

NEWPORT, R.I. -- Just one of the Dutch Belted Cattle lazing in a corral overlooking the city's rolling hills costs $4,000 - a bargain considering its DNA is priceless. Called Oreo cookie cows because of their three distinct stripes, Dutch Belteds were brought to the United States from Holland in 1840 by P.T. Barnum for use in his circus. Fewer than 1,000 are left worldwide. Concerned the animals could become extinct, the SVF Foundation is collecting germplasm - sperm, fertilized embryos,...