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2014-03-10 23:23:10

A study of grasslands on six continents suggests a way to counteract the human-made overdose of fertilizer that threatens to permanently reduce their biodiversity: let grazing animals crop fast growing grasses. Grazers allow sunlight to reach ground level, encouraging other plants' growth, according to the study published online March 9, 2014 in Nature. College Park, MD (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 A comparative study of grasslands on six continents suggests there may be a way to counteract...

2014-03-10 23:23:05

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Veterinary Vaccines markets. Global market for Veterinary Vaccines is forecast to reach US$9.0 billion by 2020, buoyed by resurgence in global trade, emerging pet industry in the developing countries, increased animal movement and the subsequent emergence of animal diseases. San Jose, California (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 Fueled by the high prevalence of diseases in livestock herds and pets, and the continuous emergence of newer...

2014-03-10 23:02:51

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “Feed Phosphate Market by Type (Dicalcium phosphate, Monocalcium phosphate, Tricalcium phosphate, Defluorinated phosphate & Others), by Livestock (Swine, Cattle, Poultry, Aquatic Animals & Others), by Geography – Global Trends & Forecasts to 2018” to its store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 The feed phosphate market is flourishing due to the increasing use of feed and feed additives in the livestock industry. The leading feed...

2014-03-10 12:25:52

PINE BROOK, N.J., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elusys Therapeutics, Inc. (Elusys), a biopharmaceutical company developing antibody therapies to treat infectious disease, announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued a Notice of Allowance for U.S. Application Serial Number 13/076,082, granting a patent which covers methods of preventing or treating anthrax with ETI-204, the company's anti-anthrax antibody, together with antibiotics. The patent also...

2014-03-07 08:22:20

DALLAS, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Feed Phosphate Market by Type (Dicalcium phosphate, Monocalcium phosphate, Tricalcium phosphate, Defluorinated phosphate & Others), by Livestock (Swine, Cattle, Poultry, Aquatic Animals & Others), by Geography - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2018", defines and segments the global feed phosphate market with analysis and projection of the global revenue for the market. It also identifies the driving and restraining...

2014-03-05 23:28:07

The Gentle Milk Foods: Introducing Kabrita Goat Milk Toddler Formula and Goat Milk Yogurt and Fruit Anaheim, California (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 Kabrita is a new line of gentle goat milk foods for toddlers, launching at Natural Products Expo West this weekend (March 6-9). Kabrita's naturally easy to digest Goat Milk Toddler Formula and Goat Milk Yogurt and Fruit are made with non-GMO ingredients – and little ones say they taste great! Kabrita co-founder, Naturopathic Doctor Kate...

2014-03-05 23:00:18

GoatMilkStuff.com Orders by March 13 Delivered by March 17 Scottsburg, Indiana (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 Goat Milk Stuff announced the introduction of a special St. Patrick’s Day Gift Pack to celebrate the annual March 17th occasion when people commemorate the spirit of Ireland with friends and family at festive meals, parades and gatherings across America and around the world. PJ Jonas, a mom of 8 who shares her birthday with the Irish feast day, said, “At our home, St. Patrick’s Day...

2014-03-03 23:22:39

Pellet Technology USA (PTUSA) announced today the award by the US Patent Office of a patent that covers the process of using agriculture residue biomass to produce feed for the livestock industry. Gretna, Nebraska (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 The patent, 8,551,549 is for a process to create feed pellets from Ag residues such as corn stover (the stalks, leaves and cobs of corn) or wheat straw. “This latest patent is an integrated platform in connection with our technology that allows Ag...

2014-03-03 12:27:17

Global markets offer dairy producers enormous growth potential OTTAWA, March 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Reform to Canada's outdated dairy supply management policy must be accompanied by a push to expand into global markets with rapidly-growing demand, according to The Conference Board of Canada's second release of findings from its analysis of dairy supply management. "Dairy supply management is an old solution to an old problem. When the current system came into effect, international...

2014-02-28 23:33:09

Study will explore how guided interaction with horses can develop emotional intelligence in humans. The study is a collaboration between the University of Kentucky and The Horse Institute (http://www.thehorseinstitute.com). Ancramdale, NY (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 The Horse Institute has committed to match individual donations, dollar for dollar up to a total of $2,500, to assist the University of Kentucky’s (UK) fundraising efforts. Proceeds will directly support research on the...


Latest Livestock Reference Libraries

ISA_Browns,_Pengo
2014-07-15 07:03:44

The ISA brown is a breed of domestic hybrid chicken that is thought to have been developed by crossing Rhode Island Red and Rhode Island White chickens, although the modern type contains genes from many other breeds. It is not a true breed, but a hybrid that was developed by breeding unrelated dams and sires until the desired result was produced. The name “ISA” is an acronym that stands for Institut de Sélection Animale, which is the institute where the breed was initially developed in...

Vorwerk chicken
2014-07-15 06:47:36

The Vorwerk chicken is a breed of domestic chicken that was developed in Germany during the twentieth century. Oskar Vorwerk used many breeds to develop this chicken including the buff Orpington, Andalusian, and the Lakenvelder. Although it was given a standard in 1913, the breed never became popular, so it is rare outside of Europe. A bantam type of this breed was developed by Wilmar Vorwerk in 1966 in the United States of America using the Lakenvelder, buff Columbian rosecomb, the blue and...

Hamburg chicken
2014-07-15 06:37:47

The Hamburg chicken is a breed of chicken that was developed in Germany and Holland sometime before the eighteenth century. This breed is considered to be rare, with less than one thousand individuals being registered in North America per year. Its weight varies depending upon the type and sex, with standard type cocks weighing about five pounds and hens weighing four pounds, while the bantam type of this breed weighs about one and half pounds. It can come in ten color varieties including...

Carinthian Blondvieh Cattle
2014-07-14 12:04:00

The Carinthian Blondvieh is a breed of cattle native to Carinthia, Austria. It is believed to be descendents of the Slovenian cattle which were bred with Gelbvieh cattle to form the Carinthian Blondvieh. Last population count was in 2005 with 524 cows and 40 bulls. A steady increase from the previous count of 421 cows and 42 bulls in 2002. The Carinthian Blondvieh is usually white or pale yellow in color. The horns, mouth and hooves are also pale. The cow can weigh 1,100 to 1,300 pounds...

Caracu Cattle
2014-07-14 11:57:22

The Caracu is a breed of cattle that originated in Brazil. It was developed as a dual purpose cattle utilizing both its meat for beef products and milk for dairy products. Its origin can be traced back to the Minhota, sometime in the mid-1500s. Many hardships from disease to harsh condition made it difficult to raise cattle. The first herd book was established in 1916. In 1980, new breeding techniques and genetic improvements has accelerated the evolution and performance of the Caracu. It...

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