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2014-07-26 23:03:05

SPI CORP plans for the future of American farmers in the south by producing military grade thermal night vision scopes at a low cost as a solution to assist farmers’ fight against feral hogs

2014-06-10 23:04:24

Hadoop Market report analyzes global adoption trends and future growth potential across different industry verticals and geographies across the globe.

2014-05-29 23:18:24

Qubole to Sponsor, Exhibit, and Demonstrate Cloud Hadoop Platform at Major Industry Conference in San Jose Mountain View, CA (PRWEB) May 29, 2014

2014-05-21 23:13:13

CRCS provides a unique trapping system using live streaming video to monitor pens, detect high traffic and optimal trap times to ensure a 100 percent capture rate of your feral hog population.

American Pigs Under Attack By Killer Virus
2014-05-03 05:15:29

Expect pork prices to soar, possibly to record highs, after an ailment known as Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv) has wiped out a reported seven million pigs in the US, or up to 10 percent of the country’s population.

2014-05-01 23:06:11

After the swine flu outbreak, the industry rebounded strongly; going forward, it is expected to continue growing, albeit at a slower pace.

Wild And Domestic Animals Interbred Until Quite Recently
2014-04-18 04:48:07

Previous theories have posited that domesticated animals have been cut off from their wild counterparts, but a new study slated for publication in the PNAS journal has found that wild and domestic animals have interbred more than previously thought.

2014-02-06 23:25:52

VP of Engineering to Lead Session Titled ‘Secrets of Apache Hive Queries and UDFs’ Mountain View, CA (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 Qubole™, a leading

2013-11-22 23:34:56

Industry analyst Matt Aslett of 451 Research presents “Deploying Hadoop: Bare Metal or Cloud?” alongside Qubole’s Ashish Thusoo on November 26th. Mountain


Latest Pig Reference Libraries

Welsh Pig
2014-09-03 14:39:13

The Welsh pig is a breed of domestic pig that originated in Wales. This breed was developed in many Welsh regions including Cardigan, Montgomery, and Pembroke and is derived from the wild boar.  It became so popular after World War II that by 1954 there were 1,363 breeding boars. Despite its popularity, it is still kept mainly in its homeland and was not well known until the 1920’s, when the Welsh Pig Society was established. The Welsh pig reaches a weight between 271 and 304 pounds and...

Pot-Bellied Pig
2014-09-03 14:16:45

The pot-bellied pig, also known as the Vietnamese pot-bellied pig, is a breed of domestic pig that originated from Vietnam. Today, the pig subspecies that is native to Vietnam can only be found in mountainous areas of that region, as well as Thailand, so the Vietnamese government now subsidizes farmers that raise pot-bellied pigs in order to ensure their survival. The pot-bellied pig is much smaller than farm pigs found in Europe or the United States, reaching a weight between one hundred...

Ossabaw Island Hog
2014-09-02 09:37:37

The Ossabaw Island hog, also known as the Ossabaw Island, is a breed of pig that developed from a herd of feral pigs on Ossabaw Island, Georgia in the United States. The original population of hogs was brought to the island by the Spaniards during the sixteenth century for the purpose of later consumption, which was a typical practice during Spanish exploration at that time. The pigs became isolated on the island for hundreds of years and had little interaction with domestic pig breeds or...

Choctaw Hog
2014-08-27 09:43:31

The Choctaw hog is a breed of domestic pig that originated in the United States of America after Spaniards brought livestock to the area in the sixteenth century. The breed was used by Native Americans and European settlers as well as many others for over three hundred years. During the nineteenth century, the Choctaw people moved into the Oklahoma Territory and in 1830 the government forcibly removed the people of the Five Civilized Tribes into Oklahoma, who brought with them more hogs. The...

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...

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