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19 December 2014
Harper Adams University Receives International Quality Rating
UK - It has been announced that all research conducted by Harper Adams University is of international quality and that more than 50 per cent is either world leading or internationally excellent....
16 December 2014
Pregnancy Checks A Must For Profitable Herds
AUSTRALIA – Cattle pregnancy testing, if done accurately, can save money and save on wasted calves, a veterinary body is saying....
11 December 2014
Producers 'Underestimate Value' of Accurate Pregnancy Testing
AUSTRALIA - Cattle pregnancy testing can boost a producer’s bottom line but it must be accurate, says Australian Cattle Veterinarians (ACV), a special interest group of the Australian Veterinary Association....
28 November 2014
Turkey Announces a Tender for Breeding Bulls
TURKEY - A tender for 800 head of breeding bulls (500 head of Simmental, 100 head of Charolais, 100 head of Limousin, 50 head of Brown Swiss, 50 head of Montbeliard breed) will be held on December 15, 2014....
14 November 2014
Indigenous Breed Could Bolster Farm Income
INDIA - An Indian statesman is championing native cattle as part of the National Dairy Policy due to hardiness....
Asia’s Largest Livestock Fair Kicks Off In Patna
INDIA - One of the Asia's largest cattle fairs, Sonepur Cattle Mela, opened in Sonepur near capital city of Bihar, Patna from November 6, 2014....
Merck Animal Health Launches ‘Creating Connections’ to Improve Cattle Well-Being
GLOBAL - Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the USA and Canada) today announced the launch of Creating Connections, a new program designed to help producers better understand cattle behavior and use that knowledge to employ strategies...
06 November 2014
660 German Dairy Cows Flown to Russia
RUSSIA - In order to develop livestock breeding in the Primorye region of Russia, 660 dairy cows have been flown in from Germany. ...
05 November 2014
Colombia Getting on Board With Embryo Transfer
COLOMBIA – Livestock technicians in Colombia are getting on board with the latest techniques and insights in cattle breeding....
04 November 2014
Ecuador Welcomes First A.I. Holstein
ECUADOR – Ecuador has recorded the first ever Holstein calf born conceived through artificial insemination....
We've Been Doing It Wrong: Setting up Calves for High Production
THE NETHERLANDS - Many farms have been misguided in their approach to feeding dairy calves, the Global Dairy Calf Symposium heard last week....
31 October 2014
Is DNA Destiny? Early Life Sets Lifetime Heifer Performance
ANALYSIS - Theories at the forefront of dairy calf nutrition have their roots in Dutch Second World War history and human prenatal development, the Global Dairy Calf Symposium heard last week....
27 October 2014
Lessons For Dairy Calves in Belgian Blue Management
BELGIUM - Key dairy calf management practices can be informed by observing how Belgian Blue calves are reared, says a Belgian cattle expert....
16 October 2014
World's Tallest Cow Like 'Overgrown Dog'
US – A pet cow in Illinois has been crowned the world’s tallest cow, stirring up a media frenzy....
14 October 2014
Baboons Provide Disease Solution For African Farmers
AFRICA – A major cattle disease limiting agricultural production across Africa is seeing geneticists use Baboon genetics to breed for resistance in livestock....
13 October 2014
Semen Sorting to Improve Dairy, Beef Farmer Profit
GLOBAL – A sperm sorting technology released by the UK’s biggest semen company will increase the speed and accuracy of semen sexing and boost farm profits....
03 October 2014
Better Livestock Breeding Ahead for German Farmers
GERMANY – Livestock breeding decisions will be made easier through a state subsidised computer programme, the German government has announced....
29 September 2014
Irish Herd Reflecting Beef Challenges and Dairy Optimism
IRELAND – Cattle numbers are stable but confidence in dairying is obvious, according to market analysts reacting to the June 2014 Irish cattle survey....
19 September 2014
What is A Long Calving Interval Costing You?
SWEDEN – Each open day costs European farmers an average of €3 Euros per animal....
15 September 2014
Irish Grassland Bulls Cut the Mustard Abroad
GLOBAL - Grassland milk producers the world over are now choosing Irish bulls to suit their systems....
11 September 2014
India to Set Up Two Cattle Breeding Centers
INDIA - In order to improve its cattle breed, India will soon set up two cattle breeding centers in North and South region....
01 September 2014
Genomics Database to Change Hands
NEW ZEALAND – A producer research and development organisation is set to acquire a genomics database said to be worth 310 million dollars to New Zealand dairying annually....
25 August 2014
New Wagyu Seedstock Sale
AUSTRALIA - In a move to provide a market-place for superior Wagyu genetics, the Australian Wagyu Association (AWA) has launched an online Wagyu Fullblood 100% International Sale to culminate at the 2014 Wagyu Conference at the Gold Coast on Sunday, 12...
12 August 2014
Maharashtra to Have Livestock Breeding, Dairy Coops Strenghtened
INDIA - India’s National Dairy Development Board has chalked out plans to strengthen dairy cooperatives and livestock breeding in Maharashtra state....
07 August 2014
India Unveils Bovine Breeding Programme
INDIA - To enhance the productivity of the indigenous breeds of India through professional farm management, India has launched Rashtriya Gokul Mission (National Dairy Mission)....
01 August 2014
Argentina Accepts Colombian Cattle Semen
COLOMBIA – A formal go-ahead has been given for the passage of frozen Colombian cattle and bull semen imports by Argentinian authorities....
25 July 2014
Genome Analysis Helps in Beeding More Robust Cows
NETHERLANDS - Genome analysis of 234 bulls has put researchers, including several from Wageningen Livestock Research, on the trail of DNA variants which influence particular characteristics in breeding bulls. ...
24 July 2014
Peruvian Livestock Sector to Get Aid With Genetics and Water
PERU – An ambitious programme to improve Peruvian farm profitability through bovine genetic improvement has been announced by the Ministry of Agriculture....
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