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2013-07-25 23:01:49

An article in the current issue of the journal Rangeland Ecology & Management provide a participatory method to develop indicators of plant and animal diversity that can evaluate many environments yet also be tailored to a specific habitat. The authors concluded that their method encourages group decision-making, and it easily and rapidly tests the response of biological diversity to grazing in an area. Lawrence, Kansas (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 People have long believed that too many...

2013-07-25 12:27:37

Majority Of Trader Joe's Shoppers Agree Grocer Should Stop Selling Meat And Poultry Raised On Antibiotics YONKERS, N.Y., July 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new poll by the Consumer Reports National Research Center shows that 69 percent of shoppers who bought meat at Trader Joe's think the grocer should stop selling meat and poultry from animals routinely fed antibiotics, a practice that most experts agree threatens public health by promoting the spread of drug resistant...

2013-07-24 23:17:26

Shorty’s Caboy Hattery designs, creates, restores, and reconstructs custom cowboy hats in Oklahoma City. Their website features an online shopping cart and was designed and created by the associates from AgniTEK. College Station, TX (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 AgniTEK, a nationally-recognized company for their expertise in helping organizations leverage technology to improve businesses, is pleased to announce the launch of a website for Shorty’s Caboy Hattery at...

2013-07-21 23:01:12

This animal feed additives market research report categorizes the global market on the basis of types, ancillary supplements, livestock, and geography; forecasting revenue and analyzing trends in each of the submarkets (PRWEB) July 21, 2013 The report “Feed Additives Market by Types, Livestock & Geography – Global Trends & Forecasts up to 2017”, defines and segments the global animal feed additives market with analysis and forecasting of the global volume and revenue for the...

2013-07-19 23:03:45

The Steiner Ranch Movies in the Park is back. Austenites are invited to join Square Cow Movers to a flick for free on July 20th. Austin, TX (PRWEB) July 19, 2013 The Steiner Ranch Movies in the Park first film of the season, The Incredibles -- back at the beginning of June -- had to be cancelled due to threatening weather. This fare will be the People’s Choice movie in which the Steiner Ranch Residents chose Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. Real Steel was a close second in the...

2013-07-17 23:26:46

Cardinal Scale’s Harvester® LSC Series Stationary Group Livestock Scales feature the highest-quality construction available on the market combined with incredibly cost-effective pricing. The NTEP legal-for-trade LSC series feature patent-pending, factory-poured concrete decks with high tensile strength and ridged surfaces for sure footing of livestock. Webb City, MO (PRWEB) July 17, 2013 Cardinal Scale’s Harvester® LSC Series Stationary Group Livestock Scales feature the...

2013-07-17 23:24:21

Preparations Already Underway for 2014 Show and 100-Year Club Anniversary Darien, CT (PRWEB) July 17, 2013 The Ox Ridge Hunt Club (ORHC) is happy to announce the completion of the 83rd annual Charity Horse Show, which attracted over 5,000 riders, trainers, spectators and sponsors from across the region. Special thanks is owed to this year’s premier sponsor,Callari Auto Group BMW, MINI, VOLVO (Westport) and FIAT (Stamford), as well as the charitable recipient, Pegasus Therapeutic Riding....

Trade-offs Between Food Security And Climate Change Mitigation Addressed By New Study
2013-07-16 12:20:30

International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis Improving crop yields using sustainable methods could cut greenhouse gas emissions by as much as 12% per calorie produced according to a new study published in the journal Environmental Research Letters. At the same time, these changes could provide more food to people in need. Agriculture and land use change contributed about 1/3 of total human greenhouse gas emissions in the past decade, through crop cultivation, animal production,...

2013-07-15 12:25:34

RnR Market Research adds 2013 China animal health market research reports focusing on animal and swine vaccine, swine industry chain analysis as well as application of antibiotics in Chinese animal husbandry industry. DALLAS, July 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- RnRMarketResearch.com offers "Research Report on Application of Antibiotics in China Animal Husbandry Industry", "China Animal Vaccine Industry Report, 2012-2015", "China Swine Industry Chain Analysis", "China Swine Vaccine...

2013-07-12 23:01:10

Adverse weather conditions, volatile export demand and concerns regarding live animal exports have caused problems for the industry. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated its report on the Beef Cattle Farming industry in Australia. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) July 13, 2013 The Beef Cattle Farming industry has steered clear of growth over the past five years, due to volatility in weather and broader economic conditions. Over the five years through 2013-14, beef...


Latest Livestock Reference Libraries

Lundy Pony
2014-04-22 14:29:41

The Lundy Pony is a breed of pony from Lundy Island, England. It was developed in 1928 by Martin Coles Harman, the owner of the island. He crossbred New Forest Pony mares with a Welsh Mountain B stallion to produce the Lundy. The stallion died a year after its arrival but produced only one foal. However that foal became an exceptional stud and by the late thirties, there were so many Lundy ponies that more than 50 were sold to the mainland. During the war the herd reached 100 but with the...

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...

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