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2014-08-08 04:22:24

California Milk Advisory Board engages dairy fans with a host of fun, shareable digital experiences from new website to California cows on FarmVille SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO & MODESTO, Calif., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- California's more than 1500 dairy families are inviting consumers to take a virtual trip to the land of Milk and Sunny with a new website called "Califarmia," where the cows moo like music and there's more sunshine than you can shake a stick at. The site from the California...

2014-08-07 23:03:14

The Europe Cattle Feed & Feed Additive Market report defines and segments the cattle feed and feed additive market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/europe-cattle-feed-7083044504.html (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 The Europe Cattle Feed & Feed Additive Market report defines and segments the cattle feed and feed additive market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue. The cattle feed market in this region is estimated to...

2014-08-06 23:03:47

The Latin America Cattle Feed & Feed Additives Market report defines and segments the cattle feed & feed additives market in Latin America with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/latin-america-cattle-feed-6401114324.html. (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 The Latin America Cattle Feed & Feed Additives Market report defines and segments the cattle feed & feed additives market in Latin America with analysis and forecast of revenue. The cattle...

2014-08-05 12:27:28

LONDON, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Feed Acidifiers Market by Type (Propionic Acid, Fumaric Acid, Lactic Acid, Formic Acid & Others), By Livestock (Swine, Cattle, Poultry, Aquatic Animals & Others), by Geography - Global Trends & Forecasts To...

horse communication
2014-08-05 12:23:31

Cell Press Horses are sensitive to the facial expressions and attention of other horses, including the direction of the eyes and ears. The findings, reported in the Cell Press journal Current Biology on August 4, are a reminder for us humans to look beyond our own limitations and recognize that other species may communicate in ways that we can't, the researchers say. After all, human ears aren't mobile. "Our study is the first to examine a potential cue to attention that humans do not...

2014-08-04 23:03:29

The Europe Poultry Feed & Feed Additives Market report defines and segments the poultry feed & feed additives market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/europe-poultry-feed-9964317827.html. (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 The Europe Poultry Feed & Feed Additives Market report defines and segments the poultry feed & feed additives market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue. The poultry feed & feed additives...

2014-08-04 23:03:03

The North America Cattle Feed & Feed Additives Market report defines and segments the cattle feed & feed additive market in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-cattle-feed-6167073789.html. (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 The North America Cattle Feed & Feed Additives Market report defines and segments the cattle feed & feed additive market in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. The cattle feed...

2014-08-04 23:02:07

Animal Feed Additives Market research report categorizes the global market on the basis of types, livestock, and geography; projecting revenue and analyzing trends in each of the submarkets. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/feed-additives-market-870.html (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 The report "Animal Feed Additives Market by Types (Antibiotics, Vitamins, Antioxidants, Amino Acids, Feed enzymes), Livestock (Swine, Poultry, Cattle, Aquaculture, Others) & Geography -...

2014-08-03 23:00:57

The North American poultry feed and feed additive market report defines and segments the market analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-poultry-feed-6359435378.html (PRWEB) August 03, 2014 The North American poultry feed and feed additive market report defines and segments the market analysis and forecast of revenue. The poultry feed and feed additive market in North America is estimated to grow from $48,103.5 million and $1,702.6...

2014-07-30 12:30:09

DALLAS, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Gluten Feed Market by Source (Wheat, Corn, Barley, Rye, Others), by Livestock (Swine, Poultry, Cattle, Aquaculture, Others), & Geography - Trends & Forecasts to 2019" by MarketsandMarkets, defines and segments the Gluten Feed Market with analysis and forecasting of the global values for the market. It also identifies the driving and restraining factors with an analysis of trends, opportunities, burning issues, winning...


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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Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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