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2014-06-05 16:29:57

DUBLIN, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7dmbc9/animal_feed) has announced the addition of the "Animal Feed Micronutrients Market by Type, Livestock & by Geography - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The Asia-Pacific region topped the consumption chart of the global animal feed micronutrients market, having accounted for around 32% of the total...

2014-06-05 08:31:00

AFIKIM, Israel, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Afimilk planned, supervised and equipped project - up and running in China TianNing farm [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OEuOry-qoZo ], a new dairy project in China's Ningxia province, is off to an impressive start. The design was coordinated by Afimilk [http://www.afimilk.com ], and equipped with Afimilk's milking system and herd management system, the farm was planned to house 6,000 cows and 4,000 heifers. (Logo:...

2014-06-03 23:04:19

World Animal Protection Serves as SB ’14 San Diego’s Humane Foods Sponsor San Diego, CA (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Sustainable Brands®, the premier global community of brand innovators, will go cage-free in its food offerings at this year’s Sustainable Brands San Diego (SB ’14 San Diego) event, taking place June 2-5. The event will serve cage-free eggs, free-range chicken and humanely sourced yogurt to attendees, in partnership with World Animal Protection. World Animal...

2014-06-02 23:03:36

North America Seed Treatment Market can be segmented on basis of applications, geographies and functions. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-seed-treatment-4213768065.html (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 North America is the largest market in the global seed treatment industry. Seed treatment products are one of the few fastest-growing sectors of the crop protection market in North America.North America is the largest consumer of seed treatment products,having a market share of...

2014-06-02 12:28:26

DALLAS, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ReportsnReports.com adds "Animal Parasiticides Market by Product (Endoparasiticides, Ectoparasiticides, Endectocides, Oral Liquids, Tablets, Injectables, Sprays, Pour On, Spot On, Collars, Ear Tags), Animal (Dogs, Cats, Cattle, Pigs, Sheep & Goats) - Global Forecast to 2018" report to its research database. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140530/92693) The veterinary pharmaceuticals including parasiticides have transformed the...

2014-05-30 23:08:50

The global animal growth promoters market is segmented on the basis of products, animal industry, and geography. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/animal-growth-promoters-performance-enhancers-market-137134167.html (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 The “Animal Growth Promoters Market by Segment (Antibiotics, Growth Hormones, Feed Enzymes, Organic Acids, Probiotics and Prebiotics, Phytogenics), by Animals (Porcine, Poultry, Aquaculture) - Global Forecasts to 2018” analyses and...

2014-05-29 23:12:18

The global feed fats and proteins market is estimated by segmenting the market into micromarkets, based on the share of each source, livestock, and geographical region. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/feed-fats-proteins-market-72466935.html (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 The report “Feed Fats & Proteins Market by Source (Animals, Plants & Others), by Livestock (Ruminant, Poultry, Aqua, Swine & Equine) & by Geography (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific & ROW) -...

2014-05-29 23:09:44

The veterinary diagnostics market has a high growth potential mainly due to the increasing incidences of animal disease outbreaks, increasing number of both companion animals and food-producing animals globally, and rising public awareness about animal diseases - http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/veterinary-diagnostics-market-26017452.html. (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 The “Veterinary Diagnostics Market by Products (Clinical Chemistry, Hematology Analyzers, Molecular Diagnostics,...

2014-05-29 23:04:29

Nutrafarms is on a steadfast mission to provide families with locally raised and quality food. Taking the old-fashioned aging and raising approach, its livestock is raised by local farmers on open pastures, making meat more healthy and tender than those bred on factory farms. Barrie, Ontario (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Nutrafarms is an Ontario-owned and operated food distributor that is proud to offer naturally grown livestock and vegetable products. The company prides itself in providing its...

2014-05-29 23:02:16

While increases in poultry consumption constrain industry revenue, the depreciating Australian dollar and stabilising weather conditions are providing opportunities for the industry. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated its report on the Meat Processing industry in Australia. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 The Meat Processing industry faced challenging conditions early in the five years through 2013-14 due to poor agricultural conditions and the...


Latest Livestock Reference Libraries

Cumberland Pig
2014-08-15 11:16:52

The Cumberland pig is a breed of domestic pig that was developed in Northern areas of England. It was once used for the meat industry, specifically for use in local delicacies like Cumberland ham or sausage, but it went extinct in 1960 after leaner meat became popular. It is thought that the breed was developed the course of a few hundred years in Westmorland and Cumberland. It was a close relative of the Old Yorkshire pig and had a heavy build that helped it withstand the harsh weather in...

Göttingen Minipig
2014-08-13 12:00:03

The Göttingen minipig, also known as the Göttinger, is a domestic breed of miniature pig that was developed in Europe for the purpose of biomedical research. Using pigs in medical research has been popular for centuries, as they show many similarities to the human anatomy. This breed of pig was developed by crossing the Vietnamese potbelly pig with the Minnesota minipig and was later crossed with the German landrace breed to give it a pink or white skin color. It was made available to...

Thoroughbred
2014-08-12 13:54:44

The Thoroughbred is a breed of horse that was developed in England during the reigns of King Charles II, King William III, Queen Anne, and King George I. The foundation stallions of the breed, two Arabians and one unknown breed, were imported in the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries, and although nearly 160 Oriental stallions were used in its development, these three horses were the most prominent. These were bred to native mares from various breed, including the Irish Hobby,...

Suffolk Punch
2014-08-12 13:40:03

The Suffolk punch is a breed of draught horse that was developed in England to be used for farm work. The breed was first mentioned in writing in William Camden’s Britannia, which was published in 1586, and was noted as having a highly similar appearance to the modern Suffolk punch. Studies have shown that the breed is related to Fell and Dales ponies, as well as the Haflinger and it has remained relatively pure throughout its history due to the lack of need to change it. Throughout its...

Standardbred Horse
2014-08-12 13:34:30

The Standardbred horse is a breed of horse that was developed in the United States of America. It was developed for the purpose of trot racing, which became popular in America in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Selective breeding began when breeders chose horses that would result in the fastest Standardbred horses as possible, including the Thoroughbred, Morgan, Hackney, and Norfolk trotter. One of the most influential early foundation horses for the breed was Hambletonian 10, a...

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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.