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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,...

2014-10-14 20:22:00

LONDON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This BCC Research report explores present and future strategies within the animal feed market, which includes the different types of compound feeds and feed additives. The improving market, the setbacks and the needs of the market are discussed in this report through 2018, with five-year CAGR projections from 2013 to 2018. The comparisons, usage, and the advantages and disadvantages of different types of animal feeds and feed additives are also...

2014-10-02 23:06:18

The popularity of organic meat has surged over the past five years, contributing to rapid growth and expansion at the farming level. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Organic Livestock and Poultry Farming industry in Australia to its growing industry report collection. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) October 02, 2014 Originally considered alternative food only purchased in local markets, organic food is becoming increasingly popular with consumers....

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...


Latest Livestock Reference Libraries

Newfoundland Sheep
2014-10-23 13:48:34

The Newfoundland sheep, also known as the Newfoundland local, is a breed of domestic sheep that is native to and named after Newfoundland. The breed developed after the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, when sheep were introduced into the islands of the area. The North Country Cheviot and the Border Cheviot are known to be two of the breeds that helped develop the breed and it is thought the Border Leicester, Suffolk, Scottish Blackface, and Dorset may have been introduced into its...

Navajo-Churro
2014-10-16 11:48:23

The Navajo-Churro, also known as the Churro, is a breed of domestic sheep that originated in North America. The breed’s origin began when Native American tribes, including the Hopi and the Navajo, acquired Spanish Churra sheep from explorers during the 1500’s and bred them with Jacob sheep. The breed was given a new name, the Churro sheep, by frontiersmen and although the breed was important to Native American culture, the United States government nearly decimated the breed by sponsoring...

Merino
2014-10-16 11:24:17

The Merino is a breed of domestic sheep that originated in Central Spain and Turkey. It is thought that the foundation stock of this breed was introduced into the area by a tribe of Berbers during the twelfth century. During the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, breeders from Spain introduced breeds from England, developing the Merino sheep strains that would shape the breed of today. These sheep comprised three strains known as the Negretti, the Paula, and the Royal Escurial flocks....

South African Meat Merino
2014-10-16 11:18:14

The South African meat Merino, also known as the South African mutton Merino or SAMM, is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in South Africa. It was created using Merinofleischschaf sheep from Germany that were imported into the area in 1932 to improve African breeds. Today, this breed and its hybrids have replaced nearly all of the British breeds in harsh areas of the region because it is more adaptable. The South African meat Merino was bred to be hardy and versatile and it...

2014-10-16 10:41:37

The Jacob sheep, also known as the piebald sheep, is a breed of domestic sheep that developed without large amounts of human intervention, making it an heirloom or unimproved breed. Its exact origin is unknown, but it is known to have descended from some type of Old World sheep. Piebald or spotted sheep have been documented throughout history in many areas including the Mediterranean and the Far East. One account of this breed, possibly the oldest, includes the story of the Biblical figure...

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