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2013-10-21 23:03:53

Transparency Market Research add new "Animal Feed Enzymes Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" market research report to its report store. Browse the report with Request TOC; visit http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/animal-feed-enzymes.html. Albany, New York, USA (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 Animal feed enzymes improve the nutritional value of feed and enhance the digestibility of the feed. They are categorized according...

High-resolution Satellite Data Used To Herd From Space
2013-10-07 12:48:27

ESA Satellites see defined lines of nomadic pastoralism in one of the world’s poorest countries. Landlocked in western Africa, Niger is one of the world’s poorest nations. With less than 4% of the country’s land arable and prone to drought, food security is a major concern for the population of over 17 million. Livestock production is important to the agricultural gross domestic product, with widespread nomadic pastoralism. Livestock trade is organized through strong...

Archaeologists Find Ancient Evidence Of Human Activity In The Alps
2013-09-25 19:13:22

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online New archeological evidence collected high in the French Alps is painting a very different view of ancient humans living 8000 years ago, according to a report published on Saturday in the journal Quaternary International. The new findings are the result of a 14-year, high altitude study conducted in the Southern Alps. The work revealed a series of stone animal enclosures and human dwellings considered to be among the most complex...

2013-09-19 23:18:15

Transparency Market Research published new "Global Compound Feed Market : Feed Additives Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2007 - 2017" market research report to its report store. Browse the report with TOC, visit http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/compound-feed-and-additives-market.html. Albany, NY (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 According to Transparency Market Research “Compound Feed Market and Feed Additives Market: Global Analysis and Forecast...

2013-09-19 16:26:56

Family Farm Organization Calls on FDA to Take Swift Regulatory Action SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y., Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to the first-ever Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report on antibiotic resistance, released earlier this week, Farm Aid issued a statement from the site of its annual benefit concert, scheduled for Sept. 21, calling for further investigation of factory farm-related health issues and an immediate curtailing by the U.S....

What Cattle Eat Affects Their Weight And Tastiness Of The Meat
2013-09-19 11:21:25

Clemson University Cattle are what they eat. The forage — grasses and other plants ­— beef cattle eat affects the nutrition and tastiness of the meat. Clemson University animal science researchers report that steers grazing on one of five forages kept in paddocks showed significant differences in growth, carcass and meat quality. The research can help cattle producers with alternatives to corn and feed when they are looking to add weight and value to their animals prior to sale....

2013-09-10 23:18:54

RnRMarketResearch.com adds Latest Report on “Animal/Veterinary Vaccines Market [Products (Livestock - Bovine, Companion - Canine, Poultry, Equine), Diseases (Rabies, Distemper, Foot & Mouth, Gumboro, Avian Influenza, Strangles), Technology (Live attenuated, DNA, Recombinant)] – Global Forecast to 2018” to its store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 The global animal vaccines market is in its growth phase and is poised to cross the $8 billion mark by 2018. The factors...

2013-09-09 23:18:39

Animal/Veterinary Market report categorizes the global market on the basis of products, animal diseases, and technology. These markets are broken down into segments and sub-segments, providing exhaustive value analysis for 2011, 2012, and 2013 as well as forecasts up to 2018. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/animal-veterinary-vaccines-market-1233.html (PRWEB) September 09, 2013 The “Animal/Veterinary Vaccines Market [Products (Livestock - Bovine, Companion - Canine,...

2013-09-08 23:02:38

PortaScience, Inc., a New Jersey company, was recently awarded $400K grant from Feed the Future Partnering for Innovation to commercialize a milk quality test for small farms in Africa. Moorestown, NJ (PRWEB) September 08, 2013 PortaScience, Inc., a New Jersey company, was recently awarded a grant from Feed the Future Partnering for Innovation to commercialize a milk quality test for small farms in Africa. Feed the Future Partnering for Innovation is a program funded by U.S. Agency for...

2013-09-06 23:03:50

Animal Feed Additives Market research report categorizes the global market on the basis of types, ancillary supplements, livestock, and geography. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/feed-additives-market-870.html (PRWEB) September 06, 2013 The report “Feed Additives Market by Types, Livestock and Geography - Global Trends and Forecasts up to 2017” published by MarketsandMarkets, defines and segments the global animal feed additives market with analysis and forecasting of...


Latest Livestock Reference Libraries

Landais Pony
2014-04-18 09:25:30

The Landais is a small breed of pony from southwest France mainly in the area of Pau. The Landais was believed to be developed by crossing a native French horse with an Arabian around 732 AD. In the early 1800s the breed roamed wild but was pushed into small herds by the drying of the swamps and forest harvests. The pony remained in the wild until after WW II. During the war, many ponies were killed by mines, hunted and caught to sell, thus reducing the population of the breed. Automobile...

Hokkaido Pony
2014-04-17 11:01:25

The Hokkaido Pony is a breed of pony native to Japan. It is an old breed but very rare. It is most likely a descendent of the now extinct Nanbu, a military horse, but no confirmation of this exists. It is believed that the Hokkaido Pony was transported from Honshu by fishermen in the spring months between 1600 and 1800. The ponies were left in Hokkaido when the fishermen returned to Honshu in the fall. The fishermen would return in the spring with new ponies and also use the surviving...

Highland Pony
2014-04-14 08:25:02

The Highland Pony is one of the largest breeds of pony of the mountain and moorland pony breeds. It is native to Scotland and the British Isles. Originally used as a work horse dating back to the 1880s, but now the pony is mainly used for driving, trekking and riding, but some are still used for working. Some breeders specifically develop Highland Ponies for packing deer from the mountains and limited timber extraction. Two types of Highland’s were originally bred, a small pony of the...

Hackney Pony in harness
2014-04-14 08:02:39

The Hackney Pony was developed by Christopher Wilson by using a Hackney Stallion and Fell Pony mares. By the 1880s, the Hackney Pony was established with the characteristics Wilson wanted to create. This breed was developed in a controlled private environment. They were first know as Wilson Ponies and kept outside year-round to develop toughness and endurance. This breed was used in the United States and Britain for pulling carriages in the late 1800s and early 1900s, but with the...

Gotland Pony
2014-04-14 07:45:27

The Gotland Pony breed is an ancient Swedish pony said to be descended from Tarpens but DNA indicates otherwise. The Gotland originated on the island of Gotland off the South-Eastern coast of Sweden following the last ice age. It is the only native breed to Sweden. Another name for this breed is the Gotland Russ which means a riding horse or charger. The Gotland originally were a  breed that roamed wild on the island, but today there is a semi-feral herd living on a 650-acre area in...

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