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2014-10-30 16:25:27

LONDON, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The cattle feed market is increasing due to the industrialization of dairy and meat. The leading companies in the cattle feed market are continuously adopting new technologies for its manufacturing. The leading manufacturers of cattle meat are increasingly using cattle feed for supplementing the diet of cattle. The market for the dairy segment was the largest in 2013, and is projected to grow with the increasing demand for milk and dairy products...

2014-10-29 23:00:47

Moreno Ranches is a Florida producer of superior Brahman Cattle. In addition to the ‘breed back’ program, the ranch offers a ‘sell back’ option for its registered Brahman heifers for sale. (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Moreno Ranches, a top breeder of registered Brahman heifers for sale, is proud to announce an additional option for Juniors who have purchased Brahman heifers from Moreno Ranches: its ‘Sell Back’ program. Moreno Ranches is, of course, a top supporter of Junior...

2014-10-29 16:31:52

Supreme class has been added to upcoming Masterfeeds Canadian Beef Shows TORONTO, Oct. 29, 2014 /CNW/ - The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair is pleased to announce a Supreme Class to our line-up of Canadian Beef Champion events, sponsored by MasterFeeds. The Grand Champion Bull and Grand Champion Female of each breed will be welcomed back into the Scotiabank Ring of Excellence on Sunday Nov. 9(th) following The Royal Angus Show. The official judges from all 6 Canadian Beef Shows will...

2014-10-22 23:04:40

A special issue of Rangelands explores California's diverse plant and wildlife species. Meanwhile these articles address changes in agricultural production, land usage, and shifts by people from urban to rural areas all in an attempt to answer the question: "What does this mean for range management?" (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Rangelands—California’s rangelands feature an enormous diversity of plant and wildlife species. Identifying this diversity and how it influences the...

2014-10-21 20:23:09

LONDON, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Feed premixes consist of one or a dozen different feed additives mixed with diluents that facilitate the rate of mixing. Commonly used carriers are calcium carbonate, wheat bran, salt, limestone, dicalcium phosphate, magnesium oxide, etc. Vitamins, minerals and trace minerals are the major types of additives added to premixes. The major function of a feed premix is to ensure uniformity and homogeneity in feed for better nutrient availability.The...

2014-10-20 23:03:45

Feed Binder Market report identifies the driving and restraining factors for the global market with analyses of the trends, opportunities, burning issues, winning imperatives, and challenges. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/feed-binder-market-225613386.html (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 The report “Feed binder Market by Type [Natural (Wheat, Guar Meal & Starch, Lignin, Bentonite & Clay, Specialty Hydrocolloids & Gums, Others), Synthetic (Urea Formaldehyde,...

2014-10-20 12:23:44

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- California Rangeland Trust awarded the Stone Family of Yolo County the Conservationist of the Year Award at their yearly fundraiser, A Western Affair. The Rangeland Trust awards this honor to an individual or family that models sustainable conservation practices on ranchlands. For decades, the Stone Family has been blazing a trail in preserving natural resources and wildlife habitats on their 7,500-acre ranch, Yolo Land and...

2014-10-15 23:02:42

Gluten Feed Market research report provides drivers and restraints are explained in detail in the report, along with growth opportunities. (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 The report "Gluten Feed Market by Source (Wheat, Corn, Barley, Rye, Others), by Livestock (Swine, Poultry, Cattle, Aquaculture, Others), & Geography - Trends & Forecasts to 2019" defines and segments the gluten feed market with analysis and forecasting of the global values for the market. It also identifies...

2014-10-15 12:33:48

ARDEN HILLS, Minn., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Land O'Lakes, Inc. announced it is working with Nestle to provide feed and forage training, nutrition services and laboratory services at Nestle Dairy Farming Institute (DFI), a dairy training center located in Shuangcheng, Harbin City, Heilongjiang Province, China. "We are pleased to partner with Nestle, one of our largest customers, to deliver value to China's dairy and forage crop producers," said Chris Policinski, president and...

2014-10-15 08:33:28

ALBANY, New York, October 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In its market research report published recently, Transparency Market Research, a U.S. - based market intelligence firm states that the global animal feed antioxidants market is expected to report a market value worth US$ 216.8 million by 2018. The report, titled "Natural and Synthetic (Ethoxyquin, BHA, BHT) Animal Feed Antioxidants Market for Swine, Poultry, Cattle and Aquaculture - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share,...


Latest Livestock Reference Libraries

Red Maasai
2014-10-30 10:39:35

The red Maasai is a breed of domestic sheep that is native to East Africa. The origin of this breed is unknown, but it is known to have been present in Kenya and kept by the Maasai people throughout much of their history. This breed was the most populous sheep breed kept by the Maasai people and many other tribes until the 1970’s, when farmers were offered subsidies to crossbreed their sheep with imported breeds like the Dorper sheep. This caused a decline in purebred Maasai sheep, which...

Rambouillet Sheep
2014-10-27 11:31:48

The Rambouillet sheep, also known as the French Merino or the Rambouillet Merino, is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in France. This breed’s development began in 1786, when King Louis XVI acquired 366 Spanish Merino sheep from King Charles III of Spain. The flock was bred experimentally at Bergerie royale, a royal farmed owned by the king, where crossbreeding and selective breeding with English long-wool breeds produced a more defined breed. By the time the Rambouillet sheep...

2014-10-27 11:25:59

The polled Dorset is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in 1956 at the Small Ruminant Unit of North Carolina State University for the purpose of meat production. The breed’s development began in 1949, when four Horned Dorset sheep were found to have no horns. These ewes and others were bred with Horned Dorset sheep until two rams were born, one of which had no horns. In 1956, the Continental Dorset Club registered its first polled Dorset and twenty years later seventy percent of...

Perendale
2014-10-27 10:40:05

The Perendale is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in New Zealand at Massey University, formerly known as Massey Agricultural College. The breed was developed by crossbreeding Cheviot rams with Romney ewes for use in hilly areas and was named after Sir Geoffrey Peren. It has declined in population since the 1980’s due to the decrease in farming in the hill country and in the demand for medium-coarse quality wool. The Perendale varies in weight depending upon the sex, with rams...

Portland Sheep
2014-10-27 09:16:50

The Portland sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that originated in England and was named after the Isle of Portland in Dorset. It is one of the oldest tan-faced breeds in Dorset and is known to have contributed to the development of the Dorset sheep. This breed could once be found throughout Dorset, but by the 1970’s it nearly became extinct. However, conservation efforts conducted by breeders and the Rare Breeds Survival Trust have brought it to a more stable point and it has been given a...

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