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2014-04-02 23:02:43

Pharmacy (Rx) products are now available at American Livestock Supply with a prescription from your vet. Menomonie, Wisconsin (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 American Livestock Supply now introduces a full range of vaccines and other pharmacy products, available with a prescription from your licensed veterinarian. This makes it convenient for farmers and other animal health professionals to shop for prescription products from a convenient and hassle-free home environment with big savings &...

2014-04-01 23:03:33

An increase in R&D spending for new technologies will stimulate growth. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Animal Health Biotechnology industry to its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 The Animal Health Biotechnology industry is heavily dependent on external funding to drive the technologically sophisticated research that produces new animal healthcare products and services. As such, revenue contracted in...

2014-03-31 23:22:43

Omega3Beef, a Colorado-based company is on the verge of adding a new, healthier menu choice for beef lovers — and at the same time, connecting directly with consumers to kickstart its entry into the market. Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 A Colorado-based company is on the verge of adding a new, healthier menu choice for beef lovers — and at the same time, connecting directly with consumers to kickstart its entry into the market. Led by visionary cattleman and company founder...

2014-03-31 13:30:02

Greenhouse gas emissions from food production may threaten the UN climate target of limiting global warming to 2 degrees Celsius, according to research at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden. On Monday 31 March the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) presents their report on the impacts of climate change. Carbon dioxide emissions from the energy and transportation sectors currently account for the largest share of climate pollution. However, a study from Chalmers now...

2014-03-31 12:29:14

DALLAS, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Eubiotics Market by Type (Probiotics, Prebiotics, Organic acid, and Essential oils), & Livestock (Swine, Poultry, Ruminant, Aquaculture, and Others) - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019", published by MarketsandMarkets, The Eubiotic Products Market was valued at $2,198.9 Million in 2013 and is estimated to grow at a healthy CAGR of 5.6% from 2014 to 2019. Browse 88 market data tables and 24 figures spread through 207...

2014-03-27 12:31:53

New videos show dairy farmers' commitment to producing high quality milk MONTRÉAL, March 27, 2014 /CNW/ - Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) recently launched a new website dedicated to the commitment of dairy farmers and the quality of Canadian milk. The website, www.CanadianMilk.ca, provides information about 100% Canadian milk and includes six videos about healthy cows, safety standards, accountability, strict regulations, consistent quality, and innovation - all of upmost...

2014-03-27 08:35:49

DALLAS, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Pet Food Ingredients Market by Type (Animal Derivatives, Vegetable & Fruits, Grains & Oilseeds, Vitamins & Minerals, Additives), Animal (Dog, Cat, Bird, Fish) & by Geography - Global Trends, Forecasts to 2018", defines and segments the Pet Food Ingredients Market with analysis and forecasting of the global value for the market. Browse more than 83 market data tables with 32 figures spread through 190...

Brainy Goats Are Much More Clever Than Previously Believed
2014-03-27 05:08:35

[ Watch the Video: Goats Are More Clever Than You Think ] April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from Queen Mary University of London reveals that goats are capable of solving complicated tasks quickly, and remember how to perform them for at least 10 months. The findings, published in Frontiers in Zoology, suggest this might explain their remarkable ability to adapt to harsh environments. The research group trained a group of goats to follow a linked...

2014-03-25 23:23:39

This research report categorizes the global market for feed acidifiers on the basis of types, livestock, and geography; projecting the market size in terms of revenue, and analyzing trends. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/feed-acidifiers-market-163262152.html (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 The report "Feed Acidifiers Market by Type (Propionic Acid, Fumaric Acid, Lactic Acid, Formic Acid & Others),By Livestock (Swine, Cattle, Poultry, Aquatic Animals & Others), by...

2014-03-24 23:00:05

Natural Soaps and Lotions Made with Goat Milk at Goat Milk Stuff Scottsburg, IN (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 As Spring arrives and nature begins to bloom again, Easter represents the spirit of rebirth and is an ideal occasion to show you care with a gift of wholesomely natural soaps and lotions from Goat Milk Stuff. Homemade by the Jonas family on their Indiana farm, Goat Milk Stuff natural chemical-free soaps and lotions are made with milk of their Alpine goats and available in Gift Packs at...


Latest Livestock Reference Libraries

Lundy Pony
2014-04-22 14:29:41

The Lundy Pony is a breed of pony from Lundy Island, England. It was developed in 1928 by Martin Coles Harman, the owner of the island. He crossbred New Forest Pony mares with a Welsh Mountain B stallion to produce the Lundy. The stallion died a year after its arrival but produced only one foal. However that foal became an exceptional stud and by the late thirties, there were so many Lundy ponies that more than 50 were sold to the mainland. During the war the herd reached 100 but with the...

Landais Pony
2014-04-18 09:25:30

The Landais is a small breed of pony from southwest France mainly in the area of Pau. The Landais was believed to be developed by crossing a native French horse with an Arabian around 732 AD. In the early 1800s the breed roamed wild but was pushed into small herds by the drying of the swamps and forest harvests. The pony remained in the wild until after WW II. During the war, many ponies were killed by mines, hunted and caught to sell, thus reducing the population of the breed. Automobile...

Hokkaido Pony
2014-04-17 11:01:25

The Hokkaido Pony is a breed of pony native to Japan. It is an old breed but very rare. It is most likely a descendent of the now extinct Nanbu, a military horse, but no confirmation of this exists. It is believed that the Hokkaido Pony was transported from Honshu by fishermen in the spring months between 1600 and 1800. The ponies were left in Hokkaido when the fishermen returned to Honshu in the fall. The fishermen would return in the spring with new ponies and also use the surviving...

Highland Pony
2014-04-14 08:25:02

The Highland Pony is one of the largest breeds of pony of the mountain and moorland pony breeds. It is native to Scotland and the British Isles. Originally used as a work horse dating back to the 1880s, but now the pony is mainly used for driving, trekking and riding, but some are still used for working. Some breeders specifically develop Highland Ponies for packing deer from the mountains and limited timber extraction. Two types of Highland’s were originally bred, a small pony of the...

Hackney Pony in harness
2014-04-14 08:02:39

The Hackney Pony was developed by Christopher Wilson by using a Hackney Stallion and Fell Pony mares. By the 1880s, the Hackney Pony was established with the characteristics Wilson wanted to create. This breed was developed in a controlled private environment. They were first know as Wilson Ponies and kept outside year-round to develop toughness and endurance. This breed was used in the United States and Britain for pulling carriages in the late 1800s and early 1900s, but with the...

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