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2014-11-20 23:03:45

FMC Corporation’s Health and Nutrition division introduces its lineup of new alginate-based sausage casing solutions for use in all key types of coextrusion sausage-making equipment.

2014-11-12 08:36:19

Hidden-Camera Video from Mercy For Animals Shows Wisconsin Dairy Workers Kicking and Punching Cows, and Hacking Off Tails With Pruning Shears; Group Calls for Change GREEN BAY, Wis.,

2014-10-23 23:04:37

Rice Lake’s products will be on display at one of the world’s largest processing and packaging expositions November 2nd through 5th. Rice Lake, WI.

2014-10-15 08:33:28

ALBANY, New York, October 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In its market research report published recently, Transparency Market Research, a U.S. - based market intelligence firm

2014-10-02 23:06:18

The popularity of organic meat has surged over the past five years, contributing to rapid growth and expansion at the farming level.

2014-09-30 23:26:13

New PigTek feeders and controls use individualized feed curves and advanced technology to help farmers better track/raise sows. Milford, IN (PRWEB) September

2014-09-30 23:10:30

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Feed Acidifiers markets.

2014-09-17 08:32:12

Hidden-Camera Investigation Reveals Dairy Workers Punching, Kicking, Stabbing, Shocking, and Dragging Sick or Injured Cows in Clear Violation of New Mexico Law ROSWELL, N.M., Sept.


Latest Meat industry Reference Libraries

Integrated farming
2013-09-20 13:33:38

Integrated farming is the practice of growing crops and raising livestock simultaneously. Integrated farming is diversification at its best. One intense example of integrated farming can be found in China where fish farming has been integrated with raising livestock, along with growing agricultural crops, such as vegetables. Other examples of integrated farming include using pigs to clear fields of rocks and roots prior to planting a crop. Poultry is used to clean up rotten fruit and...

Hill farming
2013-09-20 13:07:03

Hill farming involves using is a particular piece of land for grazing sheep and cattle. This form of farming is used particularly by the farmers of the UK in the higher elevations. Farmers generally do not have access to winter fodder for their cattle, therefore, sheep farms are typical for such areas. Due to this restricted access, farmers move the herds to lower elevations for feeding. These specific farms are found in the North and South-Western areas of England, as well as the...

Animal husbandry
2013-08-21 10:25:40

Animal husbandry is the caring and breeding of domestic animals by humans, such as cattle, pigs, sheep and horses. Animal husbandry includes grooming, accommodations, and hygiene of the animals. Animal husbandry may also consist of specialized breeding in order to obtain a desirable characteristic, such as strength, temperament, increased production of by-products, or bone structure of the intended animal. Farmers, ranchers, and sheepherders practice animal husbandry as well as those who take...

Hill Farming
2013-08-05 10:40:24

Hill farming is a particular piece of land for grazing sheep and cattle. This form of farming is used particularly by the farmers of the UK in the higher elevations. Farmers do not have access to winter fodder for the cattle; therefore, sheep farms are typical for such areas. Due to this restricted access, farmers move the herds to lower elevations for feeding. These specific farms are found in the North and South-Western areas of England, as well as the highlands of Scotland. The harsh...

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Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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