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dietary guidelines and greenhouse gases
2014-09-08 04:46:50

If Americans followed dietary guidelines passed by the USDA in 2010 while maintaining their current caloric intake, it would increase food-related greenhouse gas emissions by 12 percent.

2014-09-06 23:01:05

Global Animal Vaccines Market 2014-2018 and Global Animal Health Market 2014-2018 are new research reports added to Sandlerresearch.org store. Dallas, Texas

2014-09-04 08:32:29

September is Hunger Action Month - an Ideal Time for Communities to Unite in the Fight Against Hunger and Continue to Make a Difference via The Great American Milk Drive WASHINGTON, Sept.

2014-09-02 23:05:21

Global feed yeast market report is growing at a healthy rate and the market is expected to grow in the future due to the increasing demand for meat and healthy livestock around the globe.

How Did Wild Rabbits Become Tame Rabbits?
2014-09-02 03:40:15

The genetic changes that transformed wild animals into domesticated forms have long been a mystery.

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.

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

beef
2014-09-01 06:10:48

Unless global red meat and dairy product consumption is reduced, greenhouse gases resulting from food production will increase by 80 percent in the years to come, a team of researchers from the UK reported Sunday in the journal Nature Climate Change.

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,


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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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Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.