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2014-02-27 23:02:09

SunnyBell’s Florida Dairy Farm Adventure now available for free on iTunes. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Kids, adults and educators alike can now learn about dairy farming in an exciting way through the Florida Dairy Farmers new iPad application, SunnyBell’s Florida Dairy Farm Adventure. The app, which is free to download on Apple’s iTunes store site, is a fun, interactive romp through a Florida dairy farm. SunnyBell - a little calf who longs to be an important part of the...

2014-02-27 23:00:13

Sensitive Skin Pack keeps skin moisturized and soft in cold or hot weather. Scottsburg, Indiana (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 With cold weather sweeping the nation, Goat Milk Stuff announced the increasing popularity of its Sensitive Skin Pack of natural, chemical-free goat milk soap, lotion, lip balm and laundry soap as people seek relief for dry skin and other skin problems. PJ Jonas, the mom of 8 who founded Goat Milk Stuff on the family’s Indiana farm, said, “Cold weather is typically...

Cows Are Smarter When Raised Together
2014-02-27 15:39:04

University of British Columbia Cows learn better when housed together, which may help them adjust faster to complex new feeding and milking technologies on the modern farm, a new University of British Columbia study finds. The research, published today in PLOS ONE, shows dairy calves become better at learning when a "buddy system" is in place. The study also provides the first evidence that the standard practice of individually housing calves is associated with certain learning...

2014-02-27 12:28:33

System prevents efficient Canadian dairy producers from expanding into world markets OTTAWA, Feb. 27, 2014 /CNW/ - Canada's dairy supply management policy is costly to millions of Canadians -- consumers pay higher prices for dairy products to support a small number of farms, and the most efficient farmers are limited to the small Canadian market, according to the first release of findings from The Conference Board of Canada analysis of supply management. "All Canadians have a...

2014-02-26 23:00:18

WGN-TV in Chicago showcased the Jonas 10 and their family business, Goat Milk Stuff Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Chicago’s top rated station, CBS affiliate WGN-TV, showcased PJ and Jim Jonas and their 8 children, ages 6 to 17, on its popular Midday News and reported how the family works together on their Indiana farm making healthy natural goat milk soaps to build the success of Goat Milk Stuff, online at http://www.GoatMilkStuff.com. Emmy Award winning Midday News...

2014-02-26 08:32:45

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Poultry enthusiasts will have a chance to win everything needed to stage their own coup -- from an actual brand new coop to a dozen pullet chicks -- during the Nutrena® Farm Team Challenge Sweepstakes. The online contest runs March 1 through April 30, 2014. Consumers can visit www.FarmTeamChallenge.com to enter, print a coupon for a discount on poultry feed, and participate in an interactive "farm team" puzzle challenge. "The sweepstakes...

MERS Coronavirus Prevalent In Camels For At Least 20 Years
2014-02-25 06:48:11

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) has infected 182 people since it was first reported in September 2012. The disease, which has also resulted in 79 deaths over that time, has now been confirmed to be prevalent in dromedary camels throughout Saudi Arabia and has been for the past two decades, if not longer, according to an international study. For the study, published in the American Society of...

2014-02-19 16:21:15

DUBLIN, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/frs7k2/animalveterinary ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International Animal/Veterinary Vaccines Market - Global Forecast to 2018" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The animal vaccines market studied is segmented by products, animal diseases, and technologies that are involved in developing vaccines for...

2014-02-17 23:22:20

Growing meat consumption and trade expected to fuel additive demand. Visit - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/animal-feed-additives-market. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 The global market for animal feed additives is expected to reach USD 19.54 billion by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Growing protein demand, especially in Asia Pacific and Latin America, is expected to be a key driver for additive demand over the next six years....

Farmers Breed Better Fish Using Genetic Chip
2014-02-14 13:07:00

University of Edinburgh Atlantic salmon production could be boosted by a new technology that will help select the best fish for breeding. The development will enable salmon breeders to improve the quality of their stock and its resistance to disease. A chip loaded with hundreds of thousands of pieces of DNA – each holding a fragment of the salmon's genetic code – will allow breeders to detect fish with the best genes. It does so by detecting variations in the genetic code of...


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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