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  • Cattle testing positive for tb to be dna tagged

    Cattle testing positive for Bovine TB are to be DNA tagged to further strengthen controls preventing spread of the disease. Evidence is emerging that some cattle farmers in the South West and Midlands may have been illegally swapping cattle ear tags. That means they may have been retaining TB-positive animals in their herds and sending less productive animals to slaughter in their ...

  • Animal trackers make tracks for Hobart

    European eels navigate to ocean currents and make deep dives to dodge predators on their 5000 kilometre migration from Ireland to Bermuda to breed. Scientists have learned these quirks of nature by fitting animals with electronic recording and transmitting devices, setting them free, and studying the information they retrieve. More than 250 specialists in the use of telemetry devices (tags) to ...

  • Organic Trace Minerals Market for Animal Feeds 2012-2016 Report

    Global Organic Trace Minerals for Animal Feeds Market 2012-2016 research report forecasts the industry to grow at a CAGR of 6.97% over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the growing demand for animal proteins. The global organic trace minerals for animal feeds market has been witnessing an increasing use in water-soluble organic feed ...


  • Animal rehabilitation keep (ARK) of the University of Texas Marine Science Institute receives gulf guardian award

    The Gulf of Mexico Program recently announced that the Animal Rehabilitation Keep or ARK located at the University of Texas Marine Science Institute in Port Aransas, Texas will receive a Gulf Guardian Award for 2011 in the Civic/Nonprofit Category. The Awards ceremony will be held in conjunction with the Gulf of Mexico Alliance Meeting on August 3, 2011, beginning at 6 p.m. in the Ballroom at the ...

  • European Veterinary Week: Raising awareness about health risks at border crossings and in farms

    Over the next week, travellers entering or exiting the European Union will be reminded actively and creatively of the health risks involved in the illegal import from third countries of pets and animal products, such as cheese or meat. Raising awareness about biosecurity at EU borders is one of the main goals of the first European Veterinary Week (EVW), organised between November 10 and 16. ...

  • How Automatic Pig Feeding Systems improve the bottom line

    Pig producers face a lot of challenges. In North America, specifically, there are 70% fewer pig farms today than in the year 2000. As feed costs rise while global demand for animal protein increases, pig farmers must produce more pork with fewer resources. Automatic pig feeding systems are a large part of ...


    By Osborne Industries, Inc.

  • New issue of `Food & Biobased News`

    The September issue of 'Food & Biobased News', the newsletter from Wageningen UR Food & Biobased Research, is now available for you to download. This newsletter is available to all those interested in our research and activities. You can subscribe to this newsletter and will automatically receive the next issue. Feel free to pass this newsletter on to others who may be interested. ...

  • High performance, scalable visualization with high operator comfort

    The Siemens Industry Division has clearly expanded the functionality of its visualization system Simatic WinCC in the new version 7.0. The universal scalable visualization system now offers operation in accordance with Windows Vista, easy language switching, high-performance analysis functions and an integrated MS SQL Server archive database. In the standard packages, the Power Tags have been ...

  • Targeting total eradication of a devastating livestock disease

    The world can definitively stamp out a plague that devastates sheep and goats, freeing hundreds of millions of rural families from one of the major risks to their food security and livelihood. FAO and the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) will outline a strategy for the total eradication of Peste des petits ruminants (PPR) by 2030 at a an international conference starting today in ...

  • Growing German interest in Zambian agri sector

    “Made in Germany” will make a big impression at the annual Agritech Expo in Chisamba in April when 14 German providers of agri machinery and livestock equipment will be part of the German pavilion – this is almost double compared to last year. Martin Botzian, Head of Communication at DLG International GmbH says: “we are pleased to be part of the show for the third time. ...


    By Clarion Events Ltd

  • Obesity Primes the Colon for Cancer, According to NIH Study

    Obesity, rather than diet, causes changes in the colon that may lead to colorectal cancer, according to a study in mice by the National Institutes of Health. The finding bolsters the recommendation that calorie control and frequent exercise are not only key to a healthy lifestyle, but a strategy to lower the risk for colon cancer, the second leading cause of cancer-related death in the United ...

  • Looking to give back in 2011? VolunteerMatch makes it easy

    It’s a new year, and millions of Americans are pledging to volunteer in 2011. If getting involved at a local organization is one of your resolutions, here’s an invitation to get started at VolunteerMatch.org. With more than 60,000 active listings from U.S. nonprofits, it's the easiest way to find and connect with charities that are making a difference where you live. From the Snow ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Florida cattle ranchers seek locally grown label

    Under the "Fresh From Florida" marketing campaign offered by the state's agriculture officials to stores and consumers, people are encouraged to buy things that are grown and raised in the Sunshine State. Alligator, tomatoes and, of course, oranges are on the list. One thing isn't highlighted: Florida beef. That's because, unlike many other states, it's nearly impossible to buy beef that's been ...


    By Associated Press

  • Growing Better Bee Habitats

    General Mills investing in pollinator habitats, research SOURCE: General Mills DESCRIPTION: General Mills’ ...


    By 3BL Media

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