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2014-10-01 08:35:34

ALBANY, New York, October 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A latest study on the compound feed market and feed additives market by Transparency Market Research states that this market will witness a CAGR of 3.72% between 2013 and 2019. The report estimates the global feed market to be worth US$ 15.1 billion as of 2012, and projects this market to grow to US$ 18.3 billion by 2017. The global feed market will chart a CAGR of 3.86% between 2013 and 2019. Compound feed comprises...

2014-10-01 08:35:12

MADISON, Wisconsin, October 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Afimilk has been awarded the Dairy Herd Management Innovation Award 2014 at the World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wisconsin. The award was presented to the company in recognition of its innovation, AfiMilk MCS [http://www.afimilkmcs.com ]. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141001/706393 ) Afimilk MCS (Real-Time Milk Classification Service) is a breakthrough solution for enhancing milk value. By...

2014-09-30 23:26:13

New PigTek feeders and controls use individualized feed curves and advanced technology to help farmers better track/raise sows. Milford, IN (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 PigTek Pig Equipment Group introduces new MANNEBECK® Electronic Feeders and Controls for individualized sow care in group housing. The new products include the IntelliTek™ Gestation Feeder and FaroTek™ Farrowing Feeder, as well as the TouchTek™ Control and M-Touch™ Portable Control for managing the electronic...

2014-09-30 23:10:30

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Feed Acidifiers markets. Global market for Feed Acidifiers is projected to reach US$2.2 billion by 2020, driven by industrialized livestock production, rising consumption of meat products, and enforcement of regulations banning use of antibiotics in feed. San Jose, California (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – Feed acidifiers are organic compounds, which are mixed with animal feed to increase its nutritional...

2014-09-29 16:27:11

Geographical Indications, Reallocated Cheese Quotas Would Restrict U.S. Access to Canadian Markets WASHINGTON, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The text of the European Union-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) released at the end of last week contains provisions on geographical indications (GIs) and reallocates a portion of the World Trade Organization tariff rate quota for cheese to the EU. The U.S. dairy industry expressed concern today that these...

2014-09-26 12:26:02

DUBLIN, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Feed Enzymes Market by Livestock, by Types & by Geography - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Feed enzymes are obtained through natural sources and have become the most important part of the livestock's feed. They are increasingly used in markets where the consumption of feed is increasing. The invention of high-...

2014-09-25 23:04:16

Consolidation activity will continue to change the landscape of the industry and create larger farms that are more efficient and technologically advanced. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Dairy Farms industry in its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 The Dairy Farms industry has teetered on the edge of growth in the five years to 2014. Industry revenue displayed an average annual decline during the...

2014-09-23 23:00:56

The global market is consolidated in nature, wherein the top five players account for more than 60%–65% of the market share. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/animal-parasiticide-market-258895412.html (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 The “Animal Parasiticides Market by Product (Endoparasiticides, Ectoparasiticides, Endectocides, Oral Liquids, Tablets, Injectable, Sprays, Pour On, Spot On, Collars, Ear Tags), Animal (Dogs, Cats, Cattle, Pigs, Sheep & Goats) - Global...

2014-09-23 16:26:11

LONDON, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global market for veterinary anti-infectives is estimated to be worth $4.37 billion in 2014. Expected to grow at a healthy CAGR of 8.5%, the market is set to reach $6.92 billion by 2019. For the past several decades, the veterinary health business units have been able to take advantage of antibiotics that have been sidelined by parent companies and to commercialize, for food animal applications, those products that were considered unsuitable...

2014-09-23 16:25:59

LONDON, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Growing numbers of farm animals, increasing use of intensive animal husbandry practices and rising incidence of chronic diseases in animals have propelled the need for better animal healthcare. Food safety concerns have boosted the need for better healthcare for farm animals. The market for animal healthcare for farm animals is estimated to be worth $13.46 billion in 2014. Expected to grow at a CAGR of 8.25%, the market is set to reach $20.2...


Latest Livestock Reference Libraries

Gentile di Puglia
2014-09-30 10:16:58

The Gentile di Puglia, also known as the Italian Merino, is a breed of domesticated sheep that originated in the Tavoliere di Foggia plain of southern Italy. It was developed by crossbreeding Merino rams, first imported during the fourteenth century, with local ewes. During the nineteenth century further crossbreeding was conducted using imported Rambouillet sheep and Merinolandschaf sheep in the hopes of producing a breed with better quality wool. During the late twentieth century, when...

Estonian Ruhnu Sheep
2014-09-30 09:33:28

The Estonian Ruhnu sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that originated on the island of Ruhnu in Estonia. It is thought that the breed descended from sheep that were left on the island during the fourteenth century by Swedish speaking settlers, who used it for its meat and wool. The population in 1944 was recorded to be 300, but this number has fallen to only 30 today. The Estonian Ruhnu sheep varies in weight depending upon the sex, with ewes weighing an average of 110 pounds and rams...

East Friesian Sheep
2014-09-26 10:01:06

The East Friesian sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that originated from East Frisia in Germany. Traditionally, this breed was kept in small groups by households to be used for the production of milk and today the breed does not do well in large numbers. It has a pink nose and pale hooves, but its best known physical feature is the tail, which is thin and hairless like a rat’s tail. The head is polled, meaning it does not grow horns, and its wool can be white or dark brown in color. The...

Corriedale Sheep
2014-09-25 08:25:59

The Corriedale sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in New Zealand and Australia between 1868 and 1910 by crossbreeding the Merino sheep and Lincoln sheep. The original developer of the breed, James Little, wanted to create a sheep that could survive in areas with low rainfall and still produce long staple wool. It was named after the area on South Island in which Little developed the breed. It was introduced into the United States in 1914 and is the oldest of all crossbred...

Coopworth Sheep
2014-09-24 07:34:54

The Coopworth sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in New Zealand during the twentieth century. A group of researchers working at Lincoln University began studying the Border Leicester crossbreed, and later the Romney -Border Leicester crossbreed, in hopes of developing ewes that would have a higher reproduction rate. Early results showed some promise, with an increase in lambing of up to thirty percent, which caused the researchers to question whether Border Leicester...

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