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2015-01-27 23:10:30

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Methionine.

2015-01-27 23:04:48

Rice Lake Weighing Systems will be in attendance and exhibiting the cattle industry’s only Legal for Trade mobile livestock scale at the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) convention

2015-01-26 23:00:30

Moreno Ranches, a producer of superior Brahman cattle, is excited to announce a new breeding initiative for polled Brahman cattle.

2015-01-19 12:25:25

RnRMarketresearch.com adds "Feed Premix Market by Ingredients Type (Vitamins, Minerals, Amino Acids, & Antibiotics), Livestock Type (Poultry, Ruminants, Swine, & Aquatic Animals) & Region - Global

2015-01-17 23:00:47

DMG Productions explores the latest breakthroughs in livestock and animal health. Tallahassee, FL (PRWEB) January 17, 2015 DeWolf & Associates, LLC

2015-01-08 12:28:17

Agriculture Department-Designed Program Provides Milk to At-Risk Pennsylvanians HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan.

heck cattle
2015-01-07 16:28:42

Trying to preserve a breed of Nazi-created, aggressive cattle called Heck, an English farmer was forced to offload 14 of his herd of 20 when he realized they were too dangerous.

eggs
2014-12-27 07:38:20

Deep down, we all want the food that's healthy, non-toxic and as ethically-prepared as possible. But the growing number of labels that are placed on different products these days can make it difficult to do so. Gluten-free? Organic? Free-range? Does it matter?

2014-12-23 08:23:51

LONDON, Dec. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Report DetailsVisiongain predicts the world meat-free foods market will reach $3.86bn in 2015.


Latest Livestock Reference Libraries

Santa Cruz Sheep
2014-11-07 09:29:24

The Santa Cruz sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that once existed in a feral population on the island of Santa Cruz. It is thought that this population came from flocks of Churro, Merino, or Rambouillet sheep that were brought to the island during the mid-nineteenth century. By the 1860’s these sheep had grown to hold a population in the thousands and were permitted to graze freely. However, the decline of ranching on the island that occurred in the twentieth century caused most of the...

Roslag Sheep
2014-11-03 12:51:10

The Roslag sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that is thought to have originated in Roslagen, Sweden and it is known to be a descendant of remnant flocks of the Swedish landrace sheep breeds. This breed is small, with rams weighing up to 110 pounds and ewes weighing between 80 and 90 pounds. Its wool is typically white or ivory in color, although in can be bicolored or black, and it contains a curly or straight top coat of guard hair and an undercoat of thick wool. Rams will grow horns while...

Romney Sheep
2014-11-03 12:24:43

The Romney sheep, also known as the Romney marsh sheep or the Kent, is a breed of domestic sheep that originated in England and was recognized as an official breed by 1800. The breed at this time was an improved breed that had been developed from medieval longwool breeds and crossbred with Bakewell’s English Leicester. This breed was first exported in 1853, when twenty individuals were sent to New Zealand, and by the 1990’s the breed comprised over half of New Zealand’s sheep...

Red Maasai
2014-10-30 10:39:35

The red Maasai is a breed of domestic sheep that is native to East Africa. The origin of this breed is unknown, but it is known to have been present in Kenya and kept by the Maasai people throughout much of their history. This breed was the most populous sheep breed kept by the Maasai people and many other tribes until the 1970’s, when farmers were offered subsidies to crossbreed their sheep with imported breeds like the Dorper sheep. This caused a decline in purebred Maasai sheep, which...

Rambouillet Sheep
2014-10-27 11:31:48

The Rambouillet sheep, also known as the French Merino or the Rambouillet Merino, is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in France. This breed’s development began in 1786, when King Louis XVI acquired 366 Spanish Merino sheep from King Charles III of Spain. The flock was bred experimentally at Bergerie royale, a royal farmed owned by the king, where crossbreeding and selective breeding with English long-wool breeds produced a more defined breed. By the time the Rambouillet sheep...

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