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2013-04-23 22:48:32

Following the drought of 2012, the prices of corn and soybean meal for livestock diets have increased significantly. In an effort to reduce their costs, pork producers are looking for alternative sources of calcium (Ca) and phosphorus (P). Researchers at the University of Illinois have developed equations for calculating the concentrations of these minerals in byproducts from the rendering industry. Professor of animal sciences Hans H. Stein and his team determined the digestibility of Ca...

Mad Cow Detection Hope
2012-09-13 08:30:04

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Medical researchers from the University of Melbourne believe that a simple blood test for Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease and Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy, aka Mad Cow disease, is a step closer following a recent breakthrough. Using newly available genetic sequencing, researchers have discovered cells infected with prions (the infectious protein responsible for these diseases) release particles which contain easily recognized signature...

2006-08-23 11:31:13

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (Reuters) - Final tests have confirmed mad cow disease in a mature beef cow from the Prairie province Alberta, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency said on Wednesday. The animal is Canada's eighth case of mad cow disease, also known as bovine spongiform encephalopathy, or BSE, since the first native-born case in 2003. The animal's age is estimated to be between eight and 10 years, the CFIA said. Mad cow disease is believed to be contracted from contaminated feed....

2005-12-11 01:59:03

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan has confirmed its 21st case of mad cow disease in a 69-month-old Holstein cow on the northernmost main island of Hokkaido, the Farm Ministry said. The meat and intestines from the slaughtered cow will be destroyed and will not enter the food supply, the ministry said in a statement dated December 10. The cow was born in February 2000, which is before Japan banned the use of meat-and-bone (MBM) meal as feed for all animals, the ministry said. MBM is thought to...


Latest Meat and bone meal Reference Libraries

Fodder
2013-05-18 07:51:02

Fodder is a term used in reference to the feed cut, sometimes prepared, and brought to domesticated farm animals such as cows, goats and pigs. Some fodder is prepared using oils and mixed rations that are mixed in with several different types of sprouted grain and legumes such as alfalfa, clover, corn, and several different types of grass. In the countries that allow it, fodder can also consist of animal origins such as ruminant meat and bone meal, typically found in cattle feed. The USDA,...

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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.