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2014-08-04 23:03:03

The North America Cattle Feed & Feed Additives Market report defines and segments the cattle feed & feed additive market in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue.

2014-08-04 23:02:07

Animal Feed Additives Market research report categorizes the global market on the basis of types, livestock, and geography; projecting revenue and analyzing trends in each of the submarkets.

2014-08-03 23:00:57

The North American poultry feed and feed additive market report defines and segments the market analysis and forecast of revenue.

2014-07-30 12:30:09

DALLAS, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Gluten Feed Market by Source (Wheat, Corn, Barley, Rye, Others), by Livestock (Swine, Poultry, Cattle, Aquaculture, Others),

2014-07-29 23:03:46

The Latin American poultry feed and feed additive market report defines and segments the market with analysis and forecast of revenue.

2014-07-24 23:03:49

Feed Palatability Enhancers and Modifiers Market is forecast at $3172.6 Million in 2019, Asia Pacific leading the market with 34% share in 2013.

MERS Coronavirus Genetic Fragments Detected In The Air Of A Saudi Arabian Camel Barn
2014-07-23 03:04:01

Saudi Arabian researchers have detected genetic fragments of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in the air of a barn holding a camel infected with the virus.

cows impact climate
2014-07-23 04:49:26

For many people, nothing beats eating a good burger or steak, but two recently-published studies caution that those carnivorous culinary habits could have a significant impact on the environment and contribute to climate change.


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Santa Cruz Sheep
2014-11-07 09:29:24

The Santa Cruz sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that once existed in a feral population on the island of Santa Cruz. It is thought that this population came from flocks of Churro, Merino, or Rambouillet sheep that were brought to the island during the mid-nineteenth century. By the 1860’s these sheep had grown to hold a population in the thousands and were permitted to graze freely. However, the decline of ranching on the island that occurred in the twentieth century caused most of the...

Roslag Sheep
2014-11-03 12:51:10

The Roslag sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that is thought to have originated in Roslagen, Sweden and it is known to be a descendant of remnant flocks of the Swedish landrace sheep breeds. This breed is small, with rams weighing up to 110 pounds and ewes weighing between 80 and 90 pounds. Its wool is typically white or ivory in color, although in can be bicolored or black, and it contains a curly or straight top coat of guard hair and an undercoat of thick wool. Rams will grow horns while...

Romney Sheep
2014-11-03 12:24:43

The Romney sheep, also known as the Romney marsh sheep or the Kent, is a breed of domestic sheep that originated in England and was recognized as an official breed by 1800. The breed at this time was an improved breed that had been developed from medieval longwool breeds and crossbred with Bakewell’s English Leicester. This breed was first exported in 1853, when twenty individuals were sent to New Zealand, and by the 1990’s the breed comprised over half of New Zealand’s sheep...

Red Maasai
2014-10-30 10:39:35

The red Maasai is a breed of domestic sheep that is native to East Africa. The origin of this breed is unknown, but it is known to have been present in Kenya and kept by the Maasai people throughout much of their history. This breed was the most populous sheep breed kept by the Maasai people and many other tribes until the 1970’s, when farmers were offered subsidies to crossbreed their sheep with imported breeds like the Dorper sheep. This caused a decline in purebred Maasai sheep, which...

Rambouillet Sheep
2014-10-27 11:31:48

The Rambouillet sheep, also known as the French Merino or the Rambouillet Merino, is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in France. This breed’s development began in 1786, when King Louis XVI acquired 366 Spanish Merino sheep from King Charles III of Spain. The flock was bred experimentally at Bergerie royale, a royal farmed owned by the king, where crossbreeding and selective breeding with English long-wool breeds produced a more defined breed. By the time the Rambouillet sheep...

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  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
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