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changing rangelands
2014-08-21 03:15:30

Sandy Leander, ASU School of Life Sciences Half of the Earth’s land mass is made up of rangelands, which include grasslands and savannas, yet they are being transformed at an alarming rate. Woody plants, such as trees and shrubs, are moving in and taking over, leading to a loss of critical habitat and causing a drastic change in the ability of ecosystems to produce food – specifically meat. Researchers with Arizona State University’s School of Life Sciences led an investigation...

2014-08-19 12:23:30

PULLMAN, Wash., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Livestock manure is a nutrient-packed resource that should not be categorized, classified or regulated in the same way as human waste, according to Pius Ndegwa, Ph.D, WSU Biological Systems Engineering School Associate Professor and livestock manure specialist. He explains that the main difference between human waste and livestock manure is that human waste contains pathogenic organisms and heavy metals such as arsenic, cadmium, chromium,...

2014-08-19 04:22:04

LONDON, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: BRIC Countries Compound Feed Market - Trends and Forecasts (2014-2020) https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2166049/BRIC-Countries-Compound-Feed-Market---Trends-and-Forecasts-2014-2020.html -- Brazil is one of the major consumers of compound feed because of increasing meat consumption in the country and large meat exports. -- Low material costs give Russia a cost advantage in feed...

2014-08-18 16:26:13

LONDON, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Ruminant Feed Market - Trends And Forecasts (2014-2020)https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2166030/Global-Ruminant-Feed-Market---Trends-And-Forecasts-2014-2020.htmlGlobal Ruminant feed Market stands at $140 Billion in 2013, growing at a CAGR of 2.8 to reach $ 170 Billion by 2020, with South America and Africa leading the growth charts.Feeding bovine animals is always challenging due to...

2014-08-18 16:23:47

LONDON, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Swine Feed Market - Trends And Forecasts (2014-2020)https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2168862/Global-Swine-Feed-Market---Trends-And-Forecasts-2014-2020.htmlGlobal Swine feed Market, a $114 Billion market in 2013, is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 2.9% to reach $138.5 Billion by 2020, with Asia-Pacific and South America being the major contributors to the global growth. Pork is mainly...

2014-08-18 16:23:17

LONDON, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Poultry Feed Market - Trends And Forecasts (2014-2020)https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2168863/Global-Poultry-Feed-Market---Trends-And-Forecasts-2014-2020.htmlGlobal Poultry feed market is expected to grow from a $ 182.5 Billion in 2013, to $220 Billion market by 2020, growing at a CAGR of 2.7% during the forecast period.Poultry is the largest meat production segment in the global...

2014-08-18 12:25:51

LONDON, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Compound Feed Market-By Ingredients, Supplements, Animal Type & Geography- Trends & Forecasts (2014-2020)https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2168903/Global-Compound-Feed-Market-By-Ingredients-Supplements-Animal-Type--Geography--Trends--Forecasts-2014-2020.htmlRaw materials and supplements are blended together in different proportions to yield the compound feed for various animal...

2014-08-15 23:04:10

Gluten Feed Market research report provides in-depth market insight into the global gluten feed industry. Gluten feed is especially popular with producers who are close enough to processing plants to make transportation cost-effective. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/gluten-feed-market-2841408.html (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 The report, "Gluten Feed Market by Source (Wheat, Corn, Barley, Rye, Others), by Livestock (Swine, Poultry, Cattle, Aquaculture, Others), &...

2014-08-15 12:26:36

ReportsnReports.com adds "Feed Enzymes Market by Livestock (Swine, Poultry, Ruminants, Aquatic Animals & Others), by Types (Phytase, Protease & Non-starch Polysaccharides enzymes) & by Geography -Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019" research report in its store. DALLAS, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The feed enzymes market is estimated to reach about $1,280.1 million by 2019. In 2014, Europe was the largest feed enzymes market. The RoW market for feed enzymes is projected to...

2014-08-14 16:28:56

DUBLIN, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Feed Palatability Enhancers & Modifiers Market by Type (Natural and Synthetic) and by Livestock (Swine, Poultry, Cattle, Pets, Aquaculture) - Forecasts to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Owing to the rise in living standards, the increasing demand for meat consumption, animal products/food, and concern towards the overall health of...


Latest Livestock Reference Libraries

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...

Magpie Duck
2014-09-08 12:28:35

The magpie duck is a breed of domestic duck that originated in the United Kingdom during the nineteenth century. The breed was developed by Oliver Drake and M.C. Gower-Williams, who most likely used selective breeding techniques with the Belgian Huttegem, a breed that was highly similar to the magpie duck. Although it was brought to the United States in 1963 and accepted by the American Standard of Perfection in 1977, it did not become well known in that area until 1984. The weight of the...

Khaki Campbell
2014-09-08 12:05:02

The khaki Campbell duck, also known as the Campbell duck, is a breed of domestic duck that was developed in England by Mrs. Adah Campbell during the early nineteenth century. The development of this breed began when Campbell bought and Indian runner duck of an unknown type and bred them with the domestic Rouen duck and the wild Mallard. The result was known as the Campbell duck and it could lay a large amount of eggs. This breed was introduced to public breeders in 1898, but Campbell wanted...

Indian Runner Duck
2014-09-05 13:17:55

The Indian runner duck is a breed of domestic duck that was found in the East Indies, although it is not thought that the breed originated from this area. It is thought that the term “Indian” may have been used in an exaggerating manner, signifying a port where the breed was shipped from or the men from the East India Company who transported them. This breed became well known for its egg-laying abilities in the United States and Europe during the late nineteenth century. The first...

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