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2014-06-04 12:30:29

Two companies exceed their goal in their 5th annual fundraising drive WILTON, Conn., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Buffalo® and Petco(TM) raised more than $2.4 million during the month of May, which was their 5th Annual Pet Cancer Awareness Month. The figure was the highest in the history of their fundraising push, and exceeded the $2 million goal they set out to raise. One hundred percent of the proceeds will go to benefit pet cancer research and the families affected by this...

2014-05-07 23:15:05

Blue Buffalo® and Petco™ are teaming up this May for their 5th Annual Pet Cancer Awareness Month in hopes of raising money to benefit pet cancer research and the families affected by this disease. Wilton, CT (May 2014) (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 Blue Buffalo® and Petco™ are teaming up this May for their 5th Annual Pet Cancer Awareness Month in hopes of raising money to benefit pet cancer research and the families affected by this disease. Cancer will affect one out of every four...

Lal Teer And BGI Announced Completion Of Genome Sequence Of Water Buffalo
2014-01-25 08:19:29

BGI Shenzhen Bangladesh, and Shenzhen, China-Lal Teer Livestock Limited, an associate of LalTeer Seed Ltd., the largest seed company in Bangladesh with strong hybrid research program, and BGI, the world's largest genomics organization, jointly announced today that they have completed the genome sequencing of water buffalo and the bioinformatics analysis. The outstanding work lays an important foundation for molecular breeding of water buffalo, and sheds new light on the understanding of...

2013-05-13 23:29:56

To help find a cure, Blue Buffalo and Petco are teaming up this May for their 4th Annual Pet Cancer Awareness Month in hopes of raising money to benefit pet cancer research and the families affected by this disease. Wilton, CT (PRWEB) May 12, 2013 (May 2013) - It´s a startling and sad fact that cancer will affect one out of every four dogs and of those, over half will die from the disease. In fact, cancer is the number one disease-related cause of death in both dogs and cats, according...

2011-11-30 14:53:11

A University of Adelaide scientist says much more could be done to predict the likelihood and spread of serious disease - such as tuberculosis (TB) or foot-and-mouth disease - in Australian wildlife and commercial stock. Professor Corey Bradshaw and colleagues have evaluated freely available software tools that provide a realistic prediction of the spread of disease among animals. They used a combination of models to look at the possible spread of TB among feral water buffalo in the...

2008-08-12 06:00:33

Text of report in English by Thai newspaper Bangkok Post website on 12 August [Unattributed report: "BIRTHDAY ADDRESS: Queen asks people to save forests and water"] Her Majesty the Queen has impressed upon Thai people the importance of preserving forests and fresh water resources and said that fresh water shortages could trigger conflict and wars. The Queen gave her birthday address yesterday to a gathering of cabinet ministers, dignitaries, high-ranking government officials and members...

2007-09-07 16:14:21

INTERLAKEN, Switzerland (AP) - One hundred and eight countries have agreed on an action plan to save endangered livestock breeds, the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization said Friday. The move follows warnings from scientists earlier this week that rare breeds are becoming extinct at a rate of one every month, taking with them precious genetic material that could be lost forever. Delegates attending an intergovernmental meeting in Interlaken, Switzerland, unanimously agreed to create a...

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2007-09-04 18:00:00

INTERLAKEN, Switzerland - The rate at which livestock breeds are disappearing is "alarming," a senior official at the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization said Tuesday, warning that precious genes could be lost forever. One rare breed is becoming extinct every month because farmers - particularly in Asia and Africa - are importing high-yield animals such as Holstein-Friesian cows and White Leghorn chickens, the agency's Assistant Director-General Alexander Mueller told an intergovernmental...

2006-04-29 12:12:06

By Terry Wade SAO PAULO, Brazil (Reuters) - Brazil's army has started drafting a low-tech but effective transporter for its Amazon operations to complement its modern military arsenal -- water buffalo. The sturdy horned animals can easily carry supplies and munitions in remote areas where there are no roads, fuel is scarce, or rivers are too shallow to navigate, officers say. "The buffalo have had excellent operational results and increased the distances we can cover," General...

2005-09-23 04:13:57

By Stuart Grudgings MANILA (Reuters) - Researchers in the Philippines say they are close to creating the world's first clone of a water buffalo that could eventually help raise productivity levels for millions of impoverished farmers. The aim is to replicate a "super buffalo" that would boost the genetic make-up and milk production of the native water buffalo, the carabao, said Dr Libertado Cruz, executive director of the government-run Philippine Carabao Center. "We are now in the...


Latest Water Buffalo Reference Libraries

Wild Water Buffalo, Bubalus arnee
2012-08-16 09:49:56

The wild water buffalo (Bubalus arnee) is a member of the Bovidae family that is native to Southeast Asia. It is also known as the Asiatic buffalo and the Asian buffalo. Its range includes Nepal, India, Cambodia, and Thailand and once included other areas like Laos and Pakistan, but populations there have gone extinct. In India, populations are mainly restricted to protected areas including Manas and Dibru-Saikhowa National Parks and D'Ering Memorial Wildlife Sanctuary, among other areas....

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2006-12-14 13:09:57

The African Buffalo or Cape Buffalo (Syncerus caffer) is a bovid from the family of the Bovidae. It is up to 5.6 ft (1.7 meters) high, 9.8 ft (3 meters) long, and can reach a weight of 1.1 tons (1000 kilograms). On average, an adult male stands about 5 ft (1.5 m) high at the shoulder and weighs 1,500lbs (680 kg), while a female is .3-.5 ft (10 - 15 cm) shorter and weighs between 1,100-1,300 pounds 500 - 600 kg. The Cape Buffalo is not closely related to the Asian Water Buffalo, but its...

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2006-12-12 12:46:49

The 'Gaur' (pronounced "GOWr")-(Malayalam kattupothu; Bos gaurus, previously Bibos gauris) is a large, dark-coated ox of the hilly areas of South Asia and Southeast Asia, which may be found wild or domesticated. The species is found primarily in India. It is also called the seladang or Indian bison, which is technically incorrect. Wild life experts as the largest of all wild cattle's have recognized the gaur, which is bigger even than Asian wild Water Buffalo and American Bison. A typical...

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2006-12-12 11:20:15

The Water Buffalo is a very large ungulate (hoofed) and a member of the bovine subfamily. The Arni or Wild Buffalo survives in the wild in Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, Vietnam and Thailand. The domestic Buffalo are very widespread in Asia, South America, North Africa and Europe. They are feral in northern Australia. Wild-living populations also exist in much of South-east Asia but their origins are uncertain. They may be descendants of wild Water Buffalo, formerly domesticated...

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