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2014-06-09 12:32:06

Marketplace desire for pork from alternative sow housing influenced decision WICHITA, Kan., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cargill, one of the largest pork producers in the U.S., is continuing its commitment of moving to group housing for its sows that produce hogs for pork. Company owned facilities will be 100 percent group housing by the end of calendar 2015. Contract hog farms that contain Cargill-owned sows will transition to 100 percent group housing by the end of calendar 2017....

2014-06-06 12:25:12

Executive Director Richard Doyle to Retire in August OTTAWA, June 6, 2014 /CNW/ - Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) today announced that the organization's Executive Director, Richard Doyle, has decided to retire on August 31, 2014, starting a leadership transition over the next few months. Doyle's decision to retire will bring to a close a remarkable career of 38 years of continuous service to the organization and its stakeholders, Canadian dairy provincial organizations and dairy...

2014-06-06 12:25:03

DUBLIN, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fft3cf/global_animal) has announced the addition of the "Global Animal Feed Additives Market (Types, Livestock, Geography) - Analysis, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2020" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 According to a this research report titled "Animal Feed Additives Market (Product, Livestock, Geography) - Global Industry Size, Analysis,...

2014-06-06 08:26:11

DUBLIN, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/3wt68f/feed_flavors_and) has announced the addition of the "Feed Flavors & Sweeteners Market by Type (Natural and Synthetic), by Livestock (Swine, Poultry, Cattle, Aquaculture, and Others) - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 This report analyzes the feed flavors & sweeteners market by geography, type,...

2014-06-05 16:29:59

DUBLIN, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4gg3nd/feed_fats_and) has announced the addition of the "Feed Fats & Proteins Market by Source, by Livestock & by Geography - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The Asia-Pacific market topped the consumption chart of the global feed fats and proteins market and accounted for around 37.5% of the total...

2014-06-05 16:29:57

DUBLIN, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7dmbc9/animal_feed) has announced the addition of the "Animal Feed Micronutrients Market by Type, Livestock & by Geography - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The Asia-Pacific region topped the consumption chart of the global animal feed micronutrients market, having accounted for around 32% of the total...

2014-06-05 08:31:00

AFIKIM, Israel, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Afimilk planned, supervised and equipped project - up and running in China TianNing farm [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OEuOry-qoZo ], a new dairy project in China's Ningxia province, is off to an impressive start. The design was coordinated by Afimilk [http://www.afimilk.com ], and equipped with Afimilk's milking system and herd management system, the farm was planned to house 6,000 cows and 4,000 heifers. (Logo:...

2014-06-03 23:04:19

World Animal Protection Serves as SB ’14 San Diego’s Humane Foods Sponsor San Diego, CA (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Sustainable Brands®, the premier global community of brand innovators, will go cage-free in its food offerings at this year’s Sustainable Brands San Diego (SB ’14 San Diego) event, taking place June 2-5. The event will serve cage-free eggs, free-range chicken and humanely sourced yogurt to attendees, in partnership with World Animal Protection. World Animal...

2014-06-02 23:03:36

North America Seed Treatment Market can be segmented on basis of applications, geographies and functions. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-seed-treatment-4213768065.html (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 North America is the largest market in the global seed treatment industry. Seed treatment products are one of the few fastest-growing sectors of the crop protection market in North America.North America is the largest consumer of seed treatment products,having a market share of...

2014-06-02 12:28:26

DALLAS, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ReportsnReports.com adds "Animal Parasiticides Market by Product (Endoparasiticides, Ectoparasiticides, Endectocides, Oral Liquids, Tablets, Injectables, Sprays, Pour On, Spot On, Collars, Ear Tags), Animal (Dogs, Cats, Cattle, Pigs, Sheep & Goats) - Global Forecast to 2018" report to its research database. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140530/92693) The veterinary pharmaceuticals including parasiticides have transformed the...


Latest Livestock Reference Libraries

Alpines Steinschaf
2014-09-16 09:26:07

The Alpines Steinschaf is a breed of domestic sheep that is located in the Southern Alps of Germany and Eastern Alps of Austria. This breed is one of four in the Steinschaf group, which is thought to be derived from the Zaupelschaf type which lived during the medieval period or the Torschaf, which is older than the Zaupelschaf. This most likely makes the Alpines Steinschaf the oldest breed of sheep in the eastern Alps. By the beginning of the twentieth century, the Alpines Stinschaf could...

Welsh Harlequin
2014-09-08 20:14:56

The Welsh harlequin is a breed of domestic duck that was developed in Wales during the twentieth century. Its development began in 1949, when Leslie Bonnet found a coloration mutation in one member of his flock of Khaki Campbells. By 1968, after selectively breeding his flock to hold this color, eggs that would hatch successfully were brought to the United States and later live ducks were imported. It was officially recognized by the American Poultry Association in 2001. The Welsh...

Magpie Duck
2014-09-08 12:28:35

The magpie duck is a breed of domestic duck that originated in the United Kingdom during the nineteenth century. The breed was developed by Oliver Drake and M.C. Gower-Williams, who most likely used selective breeding techniques with the Belgian Huttegem, a breed that was highly similar to the magpie duck. Although it was brought to the United States in 1963 and accepted by the American Standard of Perfection in 1977, it did not become well known in that area until 1984. The weight of the...

Khaki Campbell
2014-09-08 12:05:02

The khaki Campbell duck, also known as the Campbell duck, is a breed of domestic duck that was developed in England by Mrs. Adah Campbell during the early nineteenth century. The development of this breed began when Campbell bought and Indian runner duck of an unknown type and bred them with the domestic Rouen duck and the wild Mallard. The result was known as the Campbell duck and it could lay a large amount of eggs. This breed was introduced to public breeders in 1898, but Campbell wanted...

Indian Runner Duck
2014-09-05 13:17:55

The Indian runner duck is a breed of domestic duck that was found in the East Indies, although it is not thought that the breed originated from this area. It is thought that the term “Indian” may have been used in an exaggerating manner, signifying a port where the breed was shipped from or the men from the East India Company who transported them. This breed became well known for its egg-laying abilities in the United States and Europe during the late nineteenth century. The first...

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  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
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