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2014-08-19 12:23:30

PULLMAN, Wash., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Livestock manure is a nutrient-packed resource that should not be categorized, classified or regulated in the same way as human waste, according to Pius Ndegwa, Ph.D, WSU Biological Systems Engineering School Associate Professor and livestock manure specialist. He explains that the main difference between human waste and livestock manure is that human waste contains pathogenic organisms and heavy metals such as arsenic, cadmium, chromium,...

2014-08-19 04:22:04

LONDON, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: BRIC Countries Compound Feed Market - Trends and Forecasts (2014-2020) https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2166049/BRIC-Countries-Compound-Feed-Market---Trends-and-Forecasts-2014-2020.html -- Brazil is one of the major consumers of compound feed because of increasing meat consumption in the country and large meat exports. -- Low material costs give Russia a cost advantage in feed...

2014-08-18 16:26:13

LONDON, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Ruminant Feed Market - Trends And Forecasts (2014-2020)https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2166030/Global-Ruminant-Feed-Market---Trends-And-Forecasts-2014-2020.htmlGlobal Ruminant feed Market stands at $140 Billion in 2013, growing at a CAGR of 2.8 to reach $ 170 Billion by 2020, with South America and Africa leading the growth charts.Feeding bovine animals is always challenging due to...

2014-08-18 16:23:47

LONDON, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Swine Feed Market - Trends And Forecasts (2014-2020)https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2168862/Global-Swine-Feed-Market---Trends-And-Forecasts-2014-2020.htmlGlobal Swine feed Market, a $114 Billion market in 2013, is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 2.9% to reach $138.5 Billion by 2020, with Asia-Pacific and South America being the major contributors to the global growth. Pork is mainly...

2014-08-18 16:23:17

LONDON, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Poultry Feed Market - Trends And Forecasts (2014-2020)https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2168863/Global-Poultry-Feed-Market---Trends-And-Forecasts-2014-2020.htmlGlobal Poultry feed market is expected to grow from a $ 182.5 Billion in 2013, to $220 Billion market by 2020, growing at a CAGR of 2.7% during the forecast period.Poultry is the largest meat production segment in the global...

2014-08-18 12:25:51

LONDON, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Compound Feed Market-By Ingredients, Supplements, Animal Type & Geography- Trends & Forecasts (2014-2020)https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2168903/Global-Compound-Feed-Market-By-Ingredients-Supplements-Animal-Type--Geography--Trends--Forecasts-2014-2020.htmlRaw materials and supplements are blended together in different proportions to yield the compound feed for various animal...

2014-08-15 23:04:10

Gluten Feed Market research report provides in-depth market insight into the global gluten feed industry. Gluten feed is especially popular with producers who are close enough to processing plants to make transportation cost-effective. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/gluten-feed-market-2841408.html (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 The report, "Gluten Feed Market by Source (Wheat, Corn, Barley, Rye, Others), by Livestock (Swine, Poultry, Cattle, Aquaculture, Others), &...

2014-08-15 12:26:36

ReportsnReports.com adds "Feed Enzymes Market by Livestock (Swine, Poultry, Ruminants, Aquatic Animals & Others), by Types (Phytase, Protease & Non-starch Polysaccharides enzymes) & by Geography -Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019" research report in its store. DALLAS, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The feed enzymes market is estimated to reach about $1,280.1 million by 2019. In 2014, Europe was the largest feed enzymes market. The RoW market for feed enzymes is projected to...

2014-08-14 16:28:56

DUBLIN, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Feed Palatability Enhancers & Modifiers Market by Type (Natural and Synthetic) and by Livestock (Swine, Poultry, Cattle, Pets, Aquaculture) - Forecasts to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Owing to the rise in living standards, the increasing demand for meat consumption, animal products/food, and concern towards the overall health of...

2014-08-14 12:28:24

DALLAS, August 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com offers Animal/Veterinary Vaccines Market [Products (Livestock - Bovine, Companion - Canine, Poultry, Equine), Diseases (Rabies, Distemper, Foot & Mouth, Gumboro, Avian Influenza, Strangles), Technology (Live attenuated, DNA, Recombinant)] - Global Forecast to 2018 research report in its store. It says global animal vaccines market is in its growth phase and is poised to cross the $8 billion mark by...


Latest Livestock Reference Libraries

Cumberland Pig
2014-08-15 11:16:52

The Cumberland pig is a breed of domestic pig that was developed in Northern areas of England. It was once used for the meat industry, specifically for use in local delicacies like Cumberland ham or sausage, but it went extinct in 1960 after leaner meat became popular. It is thought that the breed was developed the course of a few hundred years in Westmorland and Cumberland. It was a close relative of the Old Yorkshire pig and had a heavy build that helped it withstand the harsh weather in...

Göttingen Minipig
2014-08-13 12:00:03

The Göttingen minipig, also known as the Göttinger, is a domestic breed of miniature pig that was developed in Europe for the purpose of biomedical research. Using pigs in medical research has been popular for centuries, as they show many similarities to the human anatomy. This breed of pig was developed by crossing the Vietnamese potbelly pig with the Minnesota minipig and was later crossed with the German landrace breed to give it a pink or white skin color. It was made available to...

Thoroughbred
2014-08-12 13:54:44

The Thoroughbred is a breed of horse that was developed in England during the reigns of King Charles II, King William III, Queen Anne, and King George I. The foundation stallions of the breed, two Arabians and one unknown breed, were imported in the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries, and although nearly 160 Oriental stallions were used in its development, these three horses were the most prominent. These were bred to native mares from various breed, including the Irish Hobby,...

Suffolk Punch
2014-08-12 13:40:03

The Suffolk punch is a breed of draught horse that was developed in England to be used for farm work. The breed was first mentioned in writing in William Camden’s Britannia, which was published in 1586, and was noted as having a highly similar appearance to the modern Suffolk punch. Studies have shown that the breed is related to Fell and Dales ponies, as well as the Haflinger and it has remained relatively pure throughout its history due to the lack of need to change it. Throughout its...

Standardbred Horse
2014-08-12 13:34:30

The Standardbred horse is a breed of horse that was developed in the United States of America. It was developed for the purpose of trot racing, which became popular in America in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Selective breeding began when breeders chose horses that would result in the fastest Standardbred horses as possible, including the Thoroughbred, Morgan, Hackney, and Norfolk trotter. One of the most influential early foundation horses for the breed was Hambletonian 10, a...

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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.