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2014-06-16 12:30:54

DALLAS, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Feed Pigment Market by Type (Carotenoids, Curcumin, Caramel, Spirulina & Others), by Livestock (Swine, Cattle, Poultry, Aquatic Animals & Others), by Geography - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2018", defines and segments the global Feed Pigment Market with analysis and projection of the market size in terms of value. It also identifies the driving and restraining factors in the global market with analysis of trends,...

2014-06-15 04:20:21

DALLAS, June 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com offers "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 2018" research report in its store. The feed acidifiers market is flourishing due to the increasing use of feed acidifiers in treating animal diseases. The leading companies of the feed...

2014-06-11 20:23:12

Testimony before the House Committee on Ways and Means Subcommittee on Trade WASHINGTON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Andrei Mikhalevsky, president and CEO of California Dairies, Inc., testified today before members of the U.S. House Committee on Ways and Means Subcommittee on Trade. In his testimony, Mikhalevsky outlined the significant contributions the dairy industry makes to the U.S. economy, highlighted the potential for continued global growth and called for...

2014-06-11 16:27:19

ReportsnReports.com adds "Animal Feed Additives Market by Types (Antibiotics, Vitamins, Antioxidants, Amino Acids, Feed enzymes), Livestock (Swine, Poultry, Cattle, Aquaculture, Others) & Geography - Trends & Forecasts (2011 - 2018)" to its store. DALLAS, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Animal feed additives are pharmaceutical or nutritional substances which are not of natural origin and are added to prepared and stored feeds. Feed additives are gaining importance due to various...

2014-06-10 23:09:32

The market for the animal meat is huge and over the years, the demand for the lean animal meat has significantly increased globally owing to the rising population, urbanization, and increase in the gross domestic product per capita in the developing countries. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/animal-growth-promoters-performance-enhancers-market-137134167.html (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 The “Animal Growth Promoters and Performance Enhancers Market by Segment (Antibiotics,...

2014-06-10 12:33:54

DUBLIN, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/37gwlz/feed_amino_acids) has announced the addition of the "Feed Amino Acids Market by Livestock, by Amino Acid, by Geography - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The market for feed amino acids is estimated to reach $5,729.0 million by 2018, with a projected CAGR of 5.4% from 2013 to 2018. They are compounds...

2014-06-09 12:32:06

Marketplace desire for pork from alternative sow housing influenced decision WICHITA, Kan., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cargill, one of the largest pork producers in the U.S., is continuing its commitment of moving to group housing for its sows that produce hogs for pork. Company owned facilities will be 100 percent group housing by the end of calendar 2015. Contract hog farms that contain Cargill-owned sows will transition to 100 percent group housing by the end of calendar 2017....

2014-06-06 12:25:12

Executive Director Richard Doyle to Retire in August OTTAWA, June 6, 2014 /CNW/ - Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) today announced that the organization's Executive Director, Richard Doyle, has decided to retire on August 31, 2014, starting a leadership transition over the next few months. Doyle's decision to retire will bring to a close a remarkable career of 38 years of continuous service to the organization and its stakeholders, Canadian dairy provincial organizations and dairy...

2014-06-06 12:25:03

DUBLIN, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fft3cf/global_animal) has announced the addition of the "Global Animal Feed Additives Market (Types, Livestock, Geography) - Analysis, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2020" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 According to a this research report titled "Animal Feed Additives Market (Product, Livestock, Geography) - Global Industry Size, Analysis,...

2014-06-06 08:26:11

DUBLIN, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/3wt68f/feed_flavors_and) has announced the addition of the "Feed Flavors & Sweeteners Market by Type (Natural and Synthetic), by Livestock (Swine, Poultry, Cattle, Aquaculture, and Others) - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 This report analyzes the feed flavors & sweeteners market by geography, type,...


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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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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
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This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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