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2014-04-22 12:32:53

How ranches safeguard California's natural environments SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tim Koopmann is every bit as protective of the endangered California tiger salamander that live on his 850-acre ranch in Sunol as he is of the cattle. Scott Stone is a loyal steward of thousands of acres of native grasslands and riparian habitats he helped restore on his beef ranch in Yolo County. Jack Varian is a fierce guardian of the water that runs over his V6...

Wild And Domestic Animals Interbred Until Quite Recently
2014-04-18 04:48:07

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Previous theories have posited that domesticated animals have been cut off from their wild counterparts, but a new study slated for publication in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences journal has found that wild and domestic animals have interbred more than previously thought. "Our findings show little control of breeding, particularly of domestic females, and indicate long-term gene flow, or interbreeding, between...

2014-04-16 23:06:41

This report focuses on the global poultry feed market. The research categorizes the global poultry feed market based on the geography, type, and additives. (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/poultry-feed-market-147838333.html) (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 The report "Poultry Feed Market by Type (Layers, Broilers, And Turkeys), by Additives, (Antibiotics, Vitamins, Antioxidants, Amino Acids, Feed Enzymes, And Feed Acidifiers) & by Geography - Global Trends & Forecasts...

2014-04-14 16:25:40

DUBLIN, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/83kkkx/global_animal) has announced the addition of the "Global Animal Feed Antioxidants Market Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/83kkkx/global_animal ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The analysts forecast the Global Animal Feed Antioxidants market to grow at a CAGR...

2014-04-10 23:02:43

Comprehensive research report “Eubiotics Market by Type (Probiotics, Prebiotics, Organic Acids, Essential Oils), Livestock (Pork/Swine, Poultry, Ruminant, Aquaculture, Others) & by Geography (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Rest of the World) – Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019” worked out by MarketsandMarkets (M&M) is now available at MarketPublishers.com. According to the study, the global eubiotics market is poised to register a healthy 5.6% CAGR between 2014 and...

2014-04-09 23:23:36

Processed Meat & Meat Processing Equipment Market research report categorizes the global market on the basis of types, product types, equipment types, and geography; http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/meat-processing-equipment-market-1253.html. (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 The report “Processed Meat and Meat Processing Equipment Market by Types (Beef, Pork, Mutton, Others), by Product Types (Fresh Processed, Raw Cooked, Pre-Cooked, Raw-Fermented, Cured, Dried, Others), by...

2014-04-08 23:28:44

Eubiotics market report segment global market into Asia-Pacific, Europe, North America, and Rest of the World. (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/eubiotics-market-132956187.html) (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 The “Eubiotics Market By Type (Probiotics, Prebiotics, Organic acid, and Essential oils), By Livestock (Swine, Poultry, Ruminant, Aquaculture, and Others), - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019”, defines and segments the global eubiotics market with an analysis and...

2014-04-07 08:32:59

PORTLAND, Oregon, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new research report by Allied Market Research, titled "Animal Feed Additives Market (Product, Livestock, Geography) - Global Industry Size, Analysis, Growth, Trends, Share, Opportunities and Forecast 2013 - 2020", the global animal feed additives market was valued at $14.9 billion in 2013 and is estimated to reach $20 billion, registering a CAGR of 4.2% during 2013 - 2020. The increase in global meat consumption...

2014-04-03 20:22:12

DANVERS, Mass., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new full-day Animal Protein Seminar will be offered for the first time this year at the 9(th) annual Oilseed & Grain Trade Summit (Summit), which will be held October 7-9 at the Hyatt Regency in New Orleans, La. This pre-conference seminar is fashioned after the popular Spring Livestock, Meat, Poultry and Dairy Conference previously organized by Informa Economics, and will provide attendees with an outlook, delivered by industry...

2014-04-02 23:27:24

Feed Binder Market report classifies the global market for animal feed binders on the basis of types, livestock, and geography. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/feed-binder-market-225613386.html (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 The report “Feed Binder Market by Type [Natural (Wheat, Guar Meal & Starch, Lignin, Bentonite & Clay, Specialty Hydrocolloids & Gums, Others), Synthetic (Urea Formaldehyde, Polymethylocarbamide, Others)], by Livestock & Geography - Trends...


Latest Livestock Reference Libraries

Mulefoot
2014-08-28 08:52:56

The mulefoot is a breed of domestic pig that originated in Spain, although its exact origins are unknown. It is likely that the breed descended from hogs that were brought to the Gulf Coast of Spain and although pigs with non-cloven hooves have been known since the time of Aristotle, this is the only one to be considered a breed. This is due to its established standard and use in agriculture. The stock in America that was descended from Spanish lines was managed by selective breeding until...

Large Black
2014-08-28 08:46:32

The large black, also known as the Cornwall black or the Devon black, is a breed of domestic pig that was developed in Great Britain. The breed was a result of crossing black colored pigs from the southwestern areas of Cornwall and Devon and the eastern areas of Suffolk, Kent, and Essex. The pigs taken from Devon were chosen for their physical traits, but selective breeding changed their constitution and confirmation, giving them a standard size and appearance. This breed grew in popularity...

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...

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