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2014-05-01 12:24:55

DALLAS, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to new market research report "Animal Parasiticides Market by Product (Endoparasiticides, Ectoparasiticides, Endectocides, Oral Liquids, Tablets, Injectables, Sprays, Pour On, Spot On, Collars, Ear Tags), Animal (Dogs, Cats, Cattle, Pigs, Sheep & Goats) - Global Forecast to 2018", published by MarketsandMarkets, The market was valued at $6,509.1 Million in 2013 and is expected to grow at a moderate CAGR of 5.4% from 2013 to...

2014-04-29 23:11:27

GrandViewResearch.com has announced the addition of "Global Animal Feed Additives Market Analysis And Segment Forecasts To 2020" Market Research report to their Database. View Complete Report - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/animal-feed-additives-market (PRWEB) April 29, 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...

2014-04-29 08:39:45

DALLAS, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Choline Chloride Market by End-User (Poultry Feed, Swine Feed, Ruminant Feed, Aqua Feed & Others, Human Nutrition and Oil & Gas, and Misc. Applications) and Geography - Regional Trends & Forecast to 2019", defines and segments the Choline Chloride Market with an analysis and forecast of the volumes and values of end-user markets such as poultry feed, swine feed, ruminant feed, aqua feed & others, human...

2014-04-28 23:08:20

The market has seen many new technologies from the human diagnostics segment being adapted into the veterinary diagnostics segment. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/veterinary-diagnostics-market-26017452.html (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 The “Veterinary Diagnostics Market by Products (Clinical Chemistry, Hematology Analyzers, Molecular Diagnostics, Immunodiagnostics, Diagnostics Imaging), by Animals (Companion, Food-producing, Dog, Livestock, Poultry, Swine) - Global Forecast...

2014-04-25 23:05:30

The market for feed antioxidants is estimated to reach $238.5 million by 2018, with a projected CAGR of 4.5% from 2013 to 2018. (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/animal-feed-antioxidants-market-138013648.html) (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 The report “Feed Antioxidants Market by Type (BHA, BHT, Ethoxyquin & Others), By Livestock (Swine, Cattle, Poultry, Aquatic Animals & Others), By Geography — Global Trends & Forecasts To 2018”,defines and segments the global...

Australia's Huge Camel Population Now Considered Pests
2014-04-23 13:44:36

University of Exeter A new study by a University of Exeter researcher has shed light on how an estimated one million-strong population of wild camels thriving in Australia's remote outback have become reviled as pests and culled on a large scale. Sarah Crowley, of the Environment and Sustainability Institute at the University of Exeter's Penryn Campus, explored the history of the camel in Australia, from their historic role helping to create the country's infrastructure through to their...

Saudi Arabi Removes Health Minister As Country Continues To Battle Deadly Virus
2014-04-23 10:05:48

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The World Health Organization issued a report Wednesday morning stating that an additional nine people have been confirmed to have the Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) Coronavirus. This followed an announcement by Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Health on Tuesday that 12 additional cases have been confirmed. In light of the continued outbreak, which to date has sickened more than 250 people and killed 93 since September 2012,...

2014-04-22 16:27:03

ReportsnReports.com adds "Veterinary Diagnostics Market & Veterinary Vaccines Industry by Products (Clinical Chemistry, Hematology Analyzers, Molecular Diagnostics, Immunodiagnostics, Diagnostics Imaging), by Animals (Companion, Food-producing, Dog, Livestock, Poultry, Swine) - Global Forecast to 2018" to its store. DALLAS, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Over the years, the veterinary diagnostics market has grown multi-fold, adapting various technologies from the human diagnostics...

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...


Latest Livestock Reference Libraries

Gentile di Puglia
2014-09-30 10:16:58

The Gentile di Puglia, also known as the Italian Merino, is a breed of domesticated sheep that originated in the Tavoliere di Foggia plain of southern Italy. It was developed by crossbreeding Merino rams, first imported during the fourteenth century, with local ewes. During the nineteenth century further crossbreeding was conducted using imported Rambouillet sheep and Merinolandschaf sheep in the hopes of producing a breed with better quality wool. During the late twentieth century, when...

Estonian Ruhnu Sheep
2014-09-30 09:33:28

The Estonian Ruhnu sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that originated on the island of Ruhnu in Estonia. It is thought that the breed descended from sheep that were left on the island during the fourteenth century by Swedish speaking settlers, who used it for its meat and wool. The population in 1944 was recorded to be 300, but this number has fallen to only 30 today. The Estonian Ruhnu sheep varies in weight depending upon the sex, with ewes weighing an average of 110 pounds and rams...

East Friesian Sheep
2014-09-26 10:01:06

The East Friesian sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that originated from East Frisia in Germany. Traditionally, this breed was kept in small groups by households to be used for the production of milk and today the breed does not do well in large numbers. It has a pink nose and pale hooves, but its best known physical feature is the tail, which is thin and hairless like a rat’s tail. The head is polled, meaning it does not grow horns, and its wool can be white or dark brown in color. The...

Corriedale Sheep
2014-09-25 08:25:59

The Corriedale sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in New Zealand and Australia between 1868 and 1910 by crossbreeding the Merino sheep and Lincoln sheep. The original developer of the breed, James Little, wanted to create a sheep that could survive in areas with low rainfall and still produce long staple wool. It was named after the area on South Island in which Little developed the breed. It was introduced into the United States in 1914 and is the oldest of all crossbred...

Coopworth Sheep
2014-09-24 07:34:54

The Coopworth sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in New Zealand during the twentieth century. A group of researchers working at Lincoln University began studying the Border Leicester crossbreed, and later the Romney -Border Leicester crossbreed, in hopes of developing ewes that would have a higher reproduction rate. Early results showed some promise, with an increase in lambing of up to thirty percent, which caused the researchers to question whether Border Leicester...

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