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Aquatic Playground Can Turn Water Tanks Into A School For Fish
2013-07-31 08:25:22

Penn State Raising fish in tanks that contain hiding places and other obstacles can make the fish both smarter and improve their chances of survival when they are released into the wild, according to an international team of researchers. "It's a key problem in that we are very good at rearing fish, but we're really not very good at releasing those animals in the wild such that they survive," said Victoria Braithwaite, professor of fisheries and biology, Penn State. "There's a mismatch...

2013-06-06 23:02:24

City Chicks - Taking eating local to a new level at Livingston Farmers Market (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 A new trend, raising chickens for fresh eggs, is now popular within the city limits. Concern about factory farming practices has urban dwellers taking their shopping to local farmers markets or better yet, their own backyards. From the suburbs to the city centers, chicken coops are springing up everywhere. The trend is typically with younger families with small children or younger singles....

2013-05-29 09:36:55

Recent reduction in the use of antibiotic growth promoters in animal feeds has resulted in a dramatic increase in the severe poultry disease - necrotic enteritis. New research suggests that the disease, which is costing the worldwide poultry industry an estimated £600 million a year, could be prevented by immunization with a vaccine that is being developed at the University of Exeter. Professor Richard Titball of the University of Exeter said: "Necrotic enteritis is a major concern...

2013-05-26 23:01:58

In the five years through 2013, revenue for the Poultry Farming industry in China has been growing at an average annualized rate of 7.7% to $75.3 billion. Revenue has been growing steadily due to rises in poultry prices as well as output growth, says IBISWorld. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 26, 2013 In the five years through 2013, revenue for the Poultry Farming industry in China has been growing at an average annualized rate of 7.7% to $75.3 billion. Revenue has been growing steadily due...

2013-03-27 23:02:12

Following the publication of an article about a proposal in Colorado to establish organic egg farms, Colle Farmers Market releases a statement. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) March 27, 2013 On March 27, 2013, Colle Farmers Market releases a statement following a Valley Courier article by Lauren Krizansky regarding commercial organic egg production being established in certain parts of Colorado. According to the Valley Courier article, the first organic egg farm being established “would be a...


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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.