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2014-09-10 12:30:29

DALLAS, September 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Feed Testing Market by Livestock (Swine, Poultry, Pets, Equine, Cattle, and Aquatic animals), by Type (Mycotoxin, Pathogen, Nutritional Labeling, Crop Chemicals, Fats & Oils, and Others), & Geography - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019", defines and segments the Feed Testing Market with analyses and projection of the market size in terms of value and volume. It also identifies the driving and restraining...

dietary guidelines and greenhouse gases
2014-09-08 04:46:50

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online If Americans followed dietary guidelines passed by the USDA in 2010 while maintaining their current caloric intake, it would increase food-related greenhouse gas emissions by 12 percent, researchers claim in a new study appearing in the September 5 edition of the Journal of Industrial Ecology. On the other hand, if they reduced the amount of calories they consumed each day to the recommended level of approximately 2,000 calories while...

2014-09-06 23:01:05

Global Animal Vaccines Market 2014-2018 and Global Animal Health Market 2014-2018 are new research reports added to Sandlerresearch.org store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 06, 2014 One of the major emerging trends in this market is an increase in acquisitions. Vendors have been focusing on acquisitions to increase their foothold in the market through increased investments. According to the “Global Animal Vaccines Market 2014-2018” report, one of the main drivers of this market is...

2014-09-04 08:32:29

September is Hunger Action Month - an Ideal Time for Communities to Unite in the Fight Against Hunger and Continue to Make a Difference via The Great American Milk Drive WASHINGTON, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From coast to coast, thousands of families in need have benefited from milk donations to The Great American Milk Drive, the first-ever nationwide program to deliver highly desired and nutrient-rich gallons of milk to hungry families who need it. Since April, Feeding America has...

2014-09-03 16:25:41

LONDON, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Animal Feed Additives Market (Types, Livestock, Geography) - Analysis, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2020https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2126620/Global-Animal-Feed-Additives-Market-Types-Livestock-Geography---Analysis-Growth-Trends-and-Forecast-2013---2020.html Animal Feed additives are products or substances that are used for improving the animal health. The feed additives...

2014-09-02 23:05:21

Global feed yeast market report is growing at a healthy rate and the market is expected to grow in the future due to the increasing demand for meat and healthy livestock around the globe. (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 According to new market research report "Feed Yeast Market by Type (Live Yeast, Spent Yeast and Yeast Derivatives), by Livestock & by Geography - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019", by MarketsandMarkets, defines and segments the global feed yeast market with...

How Did Wild Rabbits Become Tame Rabbits?
2014-09-02 03:40:15

Uppsala University The genetic changes that transformed wild animals into domesticated forms have long been a mystery. An international team of scientists has now made a breakthrough by showing that many genes controlling the development of the brain and the nervous system were particularly important for rabbit domestication. The study is published today in Science and gives answers to many genetic questions. The domestication of animals and plants, a prerequisite for the development...

2014-09-01 23:02:28

Latest Report "Global Animal Feed Additives Market Analysis, Size And Segment Forecasts To 2020" now available at GrandViewResearch.com. View Full Report with TOC - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/animal-feed-additives-market San Francisco, California (PRWEB) September 01, 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...

2014-09-01 08:22:14

DALLAS, September 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The global aquafeed market is currently the fastest-growing segment of the agriculture and animal feed milling industry and is witnessing a steady growth particularly in China. The aquafeed market has grown exponentially in the last decade and this trend is expected to continue. Factors such as increasing consumption of sea food and growth in the aquaculture industry are increasing the market for the aquafeed industry, globally. The...

beef
2014-09-01 06:10:48

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Unless global red meat and dairy product consumption is reduced, greenhouse gases resulting from food production will increase by 80 percent in the years to come, a team of researchers from the UK reported Sunday in the journal Nature Climate Change. This dire warning comes as an increasing number of people all over the world are “adopting American-style diets, leading to a sizeable increase in meat and dairy consumption,” said...


Latest Livestock Reference Libraries

Border Leicester
2014-09-22 09:07:27

The border Leicester is a breed of domestic sheep that originated in England in 1767. The breed was named after the area in which it was developed and from the foundation stock of Dishley Leicester that was used in its development. It became a common breed in the United Kingdom by the nineteenth century and it has been exported to other countries including the United State, Canada, India, South Africa, Japan, Russia, and Australia. The border Leicester varies in weight depending upon the...

Romeldale
2014-09-22 08:03:38

The Romeldale, also known as the California variegated mutant or CVM, is a breed of domestic sheep that originated in the United States. Its name refers to the breeds that were used in its development, known as the Rambouillet and the Romney, while the term CVM is used to refer to derivative individuals that hold a rare coloration. This breed was developed by A.T. Spencer during the twentieth century. Spencer crossbred Romney rams with his Rambouillet ewes in order to produce a breed that had...

British Milksheep
2014-09-22 07:50:24

The Bristish milksheep, previously known as the Alderbred, is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in the Northumberland region of England. Although the exact origin of the breed is unknown, it is known to have been derived from flocks of the Eastrip Prolific, Dorset Horn, and Bluefaced Leicester breeds. Selective breeding was used to enhance productivity using breeds like the East Friesian and Texel, but this breeding did not focus on a uniform appearance. Later, the British...

Alpines Steinschaf
2014-09-16 09:26:07

The Alpines Steinschaf is a breed of domestic sheep that is located in the Southern Alps of Germany and Eastern Alps of Austria. This breed is one of four in the Steinschaf group, which is thought to be derived from the Zaupelschaf type which lived during the medieval period or the Torschaf, which is older than the Zaupelschaf. This most likely makes the Alpines Steinschaf the oldest breed of sheep in the eastern Alps. By the beginning of the twentieth century, the Alpines Stinschaf could...

Welsh Harlequin
2014-09-08 20:14:56

The Welsh harlequin is a breed of domestic duck that was developed in Wales during the twentieth century. Its development began in 1949, when Leslie Bonnet found a coloration mutation in one member of his flock of Khaki Campbells. By 1968, after selectively breeding his flock to hold this color, eggs that would hatch successfully were brought to the United States and later live ducks were imported. It was officially recognized by the American Poultry Association in 2001. The Welsh...

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