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How Wild Rabbits Were Genetically Transformed Into Tame

How Wild Rabbits Were Genetically Transformed Into Tame Rabbits

Uppsala University The genetic changes that transformed wild animals into domesticated forms have long been a mystery. An international team of scientists has now made a breakthrough by showing that many genes controlling the development of...

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2014-09-01 23:02:28

Latest Report "Global Animal Feed Additives Market Analysis, Size And Segment Forecasts To 2020" now available at GrandViewResearch.com. View Full Report with TOC - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/animal-feed-additives-market San Francisco, California (PRWEB) September 01, 2014 The global market for animal feed additives is expected to reach USD 19.54 billion by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Growing protein demand, especially in...

2014-09-01 08:22:14

DALLAS, September 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The global aquafeed market is currently the fastest-growing segment of the agriculture and animal feed milling industry and is witnessing a steady growth particularly in China. The aquafeed market has grown exponentially in the last decade and this trend is expected to continue. Factors such as increasing consumption of sea food and growth in the aquaculture industry are increasing the market for the aquafeed industry, globally. The...

2014-08-29 12:22:13

DALLAS, August 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the report "Aquafeed Market by End Consumption (Fish, Crustaceans, Mollusks, Others), by Additives (Antibiotics, Vitamins, Antioxidants, Amino Acids, Feed Enzymes, Feed Acidifiers, Others), by Geography - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019" by MarketsandMarkets, the global AquaFeed Market is projected to be valued at 89,479.0 MT by 2019 and $123,990.3 million by 2019 at CAGRs of 10.7% and 12.3%, respectively, from 2014 to...

2014-08-28 23:05:30

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “Feed Yeast Market by Type (Live Yeast, Spent Yeast and Yeast Derivatives), by Livestock & by Geography – Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019" global research report to its store. (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 The animal feed yeast market is booming due to the increasing use of feed in the livestock industry. Leading companies in the animal feed yeast market are continuously seeking different new technologies for manufacturing yeast with high nutritive...

2014-08-26 12:30:05

New technologies on display include antibiotic-free drugs for livestock, stem cell products for bone healing and mobile devices to monitor pet fitness KANSAS CITY, Mo., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Kansas City Animal Health Corridor is hosting the world's only full-day investment forum for early and mid-stage animal health companies today at the KC Animal Health Investment Forum. Presenting companies, which hail from seven U.S. states and Canada, are seeking $500,000 to $20...

2014-08-26 08:33:20

DALLAS, August 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New market research report "Feed Yeast Market by Type (Live Yeast, Spent Yeast and Yeast Derivatives), by Livestock & by Geography - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019" by MarketsandMarkets, defines and segments the global feed yeast market with analysis and projection of the global revenue for the market. It also identifies the driving and restraining factors in the global market with analysis of trends, opportunities, burning...

2014-08-25 23:08:30

With dairy quality control methods requiring systematic sampling, manufacturers are moving towards faster, automated testing methods to help protect profit margins. A new guide from METTLER TOLEDO is helping dairy producers keep products safe and match results standardization for adequate product definition. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Dairy quality-control technologies must accurately measure attributes such as moisture, fat content, microbiological activity, pH and acidity. A...

2014-08-22 23:06:24

Celebrity Kids to try Kabrita Gentle Goat Milk Foods Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 Goats are taking over Beverly Hills as Kabrita, The Gentle Goat Milk Foods, attends the 10th annual Pre-Emmy Awards Boom Boom Room. Celebrities and their little ones will have a chance to try the best new products for kids on August 23 at the Beverly Hills Hilton from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., and we’ll be encouraging them to #GoGoat for L.A. families in need along the way! “We’re so excited to...

changing rangelands
2014-08-21 03:15:30

Sandy Leander, ASU School of Life Sciences Half of the Earth’s land mass is made up of rangelands, which include grasslands and savannas, yet they are being transformed at an alarming rate. Woody plants, such as trees and shrubs, are moving in and taking over, leading to a loss of critical habitat and causing a drastic change in the ability of ecosystems to produce food – specifically meat. Researchers with Arizona State University’s School of Life Sciences led an investigation...

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,...


Latest Livestock Reference Libraries

Swabian-Hall Swine
2014-09-02 10:33:37

The Swabian-Hall swine is a breed of domestic pig that originated in the city of Schwäbisch Hall in the Baden-Württemberg region of Germany. It was first developed in 1820 by King William I of Württemberg, who imported Meishan pigs in order to breed them with German landrace pigs to develop a pig with a higher fat content. It became so popular that by 1959 ninety percent of the area’s total pig population belonged to this breed. Despite its prevalence across the state, it was soon...

Ossabaw Island Hog
2014-09-02 09:37:37

The Ossabaw Island hog, also known as the Ossabaw Island, is a breed of pig that developed from a herd of feral pigs on Ossabaw Island, Georgia in the United States. The original population of hogs was brought to the island by the Spaniards during the sixteenth century for the purpose of later consumption, which was a typical practice during Spanish exploration at that time. The pigs became isolated on the island for hundreds of years and had little interaction with domestic pig breeds or...

Mulefoot
2014-08-28 08:52:56

The mulefoot is a breed of domestic pig that originated in Spain, although its exact origins are unknown. It is likely that the breed descended from hogs that were brought to the Gulf Coast of Spain and although pigs with non-cloven hooves have been known since the time of Aristotle, this is the only one to be considered a breed. This is due to its established standard and use in agriculture. The stock in America that was descended from Spanish lines was managed by selective breeding until...

Large Black
2014-08-28 08:46:32

The large black, also known as the Cornwall black or the Devon black, is a breed of domestic pig that was developed in Great Britain. The breed was a result of crossing black colored pigs from the southwestern areas of Cornwall and Devon and the eastern areas of Suffolk, Kent, and Essex. The pigs taken from Devon were chosen for their physical traits, but selective breeding changed their constitution and confirmation, giving them a standard size and appearance. This breed grew in popularity...

Choctaw Hog
2014-08-27 09:43:31

The Choctaw hog is a breed of domestic pig that originated in the United States of America after Spaniards brought livestock to the area in the sixteenth century. The breed was used by Native Americans and European settlers as well as many others for over three hundred years. During the nineteenth century, the Choctaw people moved into the Oklahoma Territory and in 1830 the government forcibly removed the people of the Five Civilized Tribes into Oklahoma, who brought with them more hogs. The...

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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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