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2013-12-20 23:02:45

Demand for the Livestock Production Support Services industry is growing in line with larger cattle and pig herds, bigger broiler flocks and increased milk production; furthermore, through 2018, revenue in the downstream livestock industries is forecast to grow as the economy improves and demand recovers at the retail level, which bodes well for the industry. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Livestock Production Support Services industry in...

2013-12-18 13:31:32

It's the festive season, time for eating, drinking and being merry, and any thoughts of reaching goals like losing weight or keeping on top of finances go out of the window. And now a team of psychologists at the University of Sheffield have carried out new research which suggests that burying our head in the sand instead of trying to meet our targets this month is completely understandable - in fact we are motivated to do so. Dr Thomas Webb, from the University's Department of...

Livestock Efficiency Global Study
2013-12-17 12:45:45

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The impact that livestock have on the environment varies depending on the animal, the type of food it provides, the kind of feed it consumes and where it lives, according to a new study on livestock ecosystems. The most detailed livestock analysis to date shows the variables at play when considering how cows, chickens and pigs impact climate change. The study is considered the most detailed livestock analysis to date, showing vast...

Pediatricians Urge Milk Should Be Pasteurized, Never Consumed Raw
2013-12-16 11:30:07

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to newly released guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics, pregnant women, infants and young children should strictly avoid raw or unpasteurized milk and dairy products. In announcing the new guidelines, lead author Dr. Yvonne Maldonado noted the number of raw milk products available on the market. "We have no scientific evidence that consuming raw milk provides any advantages over pasteurized milk and milk...

2013-12-13 04:20:35

ALBANY, New York, December 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Equine Healthcare Market (Diagnostic Products, Therapeutic Products and Supplement Products) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" the global equine healthcare market was valued at USD 26.6 billion in 2012 and is expected to decline at a CAGR of -1.2% from 2013 to 2019, to reach an estimated value of USD...

2013-12-11 23:02:56

The industry’s operating environment is being shaken by acquisition activity, the deregulation of milk prices and ongoing wholesale bypass. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated its report on the Dairy Produce Wholesaling industry in Australia. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 The Dairy Produce Wholesaling industry has benefited from increases in world dairy prices over the past five years, but has been adversely affected by the volatility in...

2013-12-10 23:27:34

From humble beginnings, Canine Company® has become one of the largest providers of Invisible Fence® Brand technology and continues to add services to strengthen relationships between pets and their owners. Wilton, CT (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 Canine Company®, the Northeastern provider of Invisible Fence® Brand pet containment systems, is proud to announce that this year will mark its thirtieth anniversary. Family owned and operated by the Hill family since 1983, Canine...

2013-12-10 08:30:48

Animal Rights Group Rebrands DiGiorno as "DisGusting" for Allowing Cows to Be Kicked, Whipped, Beaten and Dragged with Tractors - Urges Glendale-based Company to Adopt Strict Animal Welfare Policies LOS ANGELES, Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Shocking hidden-camera video of cows being beaten, stabbed, and dragged by tractors secretly recorded at a cheese supplier to DiGiorno was released today by the animal protection organization Mercy For Animals at SliceOfCruelty.com. DiGiorno, owned by...

2013-12-08 23:01:28

Transparency Market Research Report Added "Milk Powder Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2012 - 2018" to its database. Browse Full Report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/milk-powder-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) December 08, 2013 Milk powder is a perfect solution to those who lack immediate access to adequate refrigeration methods and dairy products. Milk powder results from extracting water content out of milk. The...

2013-12-04 12:22:49

BUFFALO, Minn., Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Minnesota Milk Producers has named Krause Holsteins of Buffalo, Minn., as its Minnesota 2013 Producer of the Year during the Midwest Dairy Expo in St. Cloud. Owned and managed by Charles Krause, Krause Holsteins is the 13th producer to receive this annual honor. Krause Holsteins is operated by Charles and Robyn, their children, Andrew and Morgan, and Charles' parents, Warren and Carol Krause and was selected for their commitment and...


Latest Livestock Reference Libraries

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...

Gotland Pony
2014-04-14 07:45:27

The Gotland Pony breed is an ancient Swedish pony said to be descended from Tarpens but DNA indicates otherwise. The Gotland originated on the island of Gotland off the South-Eastern coast of Sweden following the last ice age. It is the only native breed to Sweden. Another name for this breed is the Gotland Russ which means a riding horse or charger. The Gotland originally were a  breed that roamed wild on the island, but today there is a semi-feral herd living on a 650-acre area in...

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