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2014-05-16 12:27:52

DALLAS, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Animal Feed Micronutrients Market by Type (Zinc, Iron, Manganese, and Copper), by Livestock (Ruminant, Poultry, Aqua, Swine, and Equine) & by Geography - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019", defines and segments the animal micronutrients market with analysis and forecasting of the global values for the market. Browse 81 market data tables and 25 figures spread through 185 pages and in-depth TOC on "Animal Feed...

2014-05-15 16:30:31

WASHINGTON, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the International Dairy Foods Association, National Milk Producers Federation, and U.S. Dairy Export Council: A bipartisan group of 177 members of the U.S. House of Representatives today urged the Obama administration to use the transatlantic trade talks with the European Union (EU) to address a variety of export barriers hampering the U.S. dairy industry. Among the barriers are the EU's recent...

2014-05-13 23:10:37

This research report categorizes the global market for feed pigment on the basis of types, livestock, and geography; projecting the market size in terms of value and analyzing the trends in each of the submarkets. (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/feed-pigment-market-206152828.html) (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 The report "Feed Pigment Market By Type (Carotenoids, Curcumin, Caramel, Spirulina & Others), By Livestock (Swine, Cattle, Poultry, Aquatic Animals & Others),...

2014-05-13 23:08:46

The demand for animal parasiticides has increased significantly owing to the growing awareness about zoonotic diseases; implementation of animal welfare acts in developed countries. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/animal-parasiticide-market-258895412.html (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 The “Animal Parasiticides Market by Product (Endoparasiticides, Ectoparasiticides, Endectocides, Oral Liquids, Tablets, Injectables, Sprays, Pour On, Spot On, Collars, Ear Tags), Animal (Dogs, Cats,...

2014-05-12 16:28:14

DALLAS, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Swine (Pig) Feed Market - by Type (Starter, Grower, Sow), Additive (Antibiotics, Vitamins, Antioxidants, Amino Acids, Feed Enzymes, Feed Acidifiers) and by Geography - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2018", defines and segments the global Swine (Pig) Feed Market with an analysis and forecast of its global value. It also identifies the driving and restraining factors of the global Swine Feed Market with an analysis of trends,...

2014-05-10 23:01:58

Sharon Carpenter's Book Offers New Perspective to African American History Milwaukee, Wis. (PRWEB) May 10, 2014 History lessons about the Civil War often include discussions of slavery, states’ rights and now – cowboys. In her new book, “Western Cowboy Poetry,” Sharon Carpenter provides insight into what life might have been like for African Americans living in the Wild West before and after the Civil War. “I want to generate encouragement and appreciation for African...

2014-05-09 16:25:49

DUBLIN, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/t5gs8v/feed_pigment) has announced the addition of the "Feed Pigment Market By Type, Livestock &Geography - Global Trends & Forecasts To 2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Feed pigment is an important ingredient that is combined with the basic feed mix to provide color to the feed. This helps in improving the feed intake and consequently...

2014-05-09 08:28:10

DUBLIN, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/zkltwn/forage_feed) has announced the addition of the "Forage Feed Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Forage consists of grasses, herbaceous legumes, tree legumes, silage, green feed and hay. Nearly 200 plant species have been known as forage crops. The market...

2014-05-08 23:06:31

Made with 100% Merino Wool, Provides Year-round Support and Comfort Roanoke, Virginia (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Foot Levelers has introduced the newest in its line of Stabilizing Orthotics, the VersawoolTM featuring 100% Merino wool. Designed with premium comfort in mind, Versawool Stabilizing Orthotics offer year-round support, help regulate body temperature, fit into a variety of shoe types, and help eliminate foot odor. Exceptional for all-season support, Versawool helps warm the body...

2014-05-08 12:31:20

DUBLIN, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/j5jhsq/animal_growth) has announced the addition of the "Animal Growth Promoters and Performance Enhancers Market by Segment (Antibiotics, Growth Hormones, Feed Enzymes, Organic Acids, Probiotics and Prebiotics, â-Agonists, Phytogenics), by Animals (Porcine, Poultry, Aquaculture) - Global Forecasts to 2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Over the...


Latest Livestock Reference Libraries

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...

Chato Murciano
2014-08-27 09:39:21

The Chato Murciano is a breed of domestic pig that was developed in Murcia in Spain and is the only remaining breed of pig that is native to that area. It was first developed when the Spanish found that their pigs were not meeting their standards, so they bred the Murciano with other pigs including Berkshires, large whites, Victorias, and Tamworths. This created a breed that was and is used for its bacon and meat. The Chato Murciano was named after its place of origin and its short nose....

Belgian Landrace
2014-08-27 09:35:46

The Belgian landrace, also known as the Belgian lop-eared, Belgian improved landrace, or the improved Belgian, is a breed of domestic pig that can be found in northern areas of Belgium. It was developed when English pigs were imported into Belgium, after which time they were improved upon until 1930, when they were bred with German landrace pigs. The resulting breed was crossbred with Dutch landrace pigs in 1945 and later other breeds including those from Germany and Luxemburg. This breed...

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...

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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
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This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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