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18 April 2013
World’s Gene Pool Crucial for Survival
GLOBAL - Conserving and making the most of the planet's wealth of genetic resources will be crucial for survival, as people will need to produce sufficient and nutritious food for a growing population, FAO Deputy Director-General Dan Gustafson said, addressing...
April Bull List Places Planet 1, 2, 3
GLOBAL - Ensenada Taboo Planet has had a good year, holding a strong position in the UK - proven list, following DairyCo's index releases last week. ...
16 April 2013
Jersey Association Announces Two Great Years
TEXAS – Following two record years the American Jersey Cattle Association is buoyant in the run up to its annual meeting, which will host guest speaker David Thorbahn of Select Sires....
11 April 2013
Bull Indices Welcome Newcomer
GLOBAL – DairyCo’s latest bull indices have shown both prevalence of established sires and the arrival of new comers in an important step for widening bloodlines....
05 April 2013
Europe's Herd Data Shows Funding Effects
EU - New European Union data could give an insight into how the EU dairy sector will look in the future and which member states may become increasingly important as milk producers....
Monitor Cow Condition to Ensure Successful Breeding
US - Calving time can be both a stressful and exciting time of year with your beef herd....
04 April 2013
EU Cattle Herd Increases 1.1 per cent
EUROPEAN UNION – Latest cattle figures show an overall EU herd increase of 1.1 per cent on last year....
03 April 2013
Climate and Crop Trends Provide Downer Cow 'Perfect Storm'
CANADA - Forage quality issues are leading to nutrient deficiencies in cattle on Canadian farms....
Genetics Industry to be Given Development Grant
CANADA – Last month the federal government pledged over CAN$1million to help promote the Canadian livestock genetics industry....
26 March 2013
Dairy Breeding Farm Lined-Up to Meet Output Goals
PHILIPPINES – A 300 head dairy cattle breeding farm is to be established in the Malaybalay area as part of a policy goal of achieving total milk self-sufficiency by 2021. ...
22 March 2013
Breeding for Improved Product Quality
IRELAND - A new multidisciplinary research project involving Teagasc, UCC, UCD and ICBF is looking at breeding for improved product quality in dairy, beef and sheep in Ireland....
21 March 2013
Farmers to Receive Cattle, Equipment and Training Grants
BOLIVIA – Equipment, training and livestock will be available to farming families following the confirmation of 900,000 bolivianos of investment as part of a national dairy policy aimed at improving sector profitability and productivity. ...
Governments Sign Breeding Stock Agreement
VENEZUELA – Breeding pigs and beef cattle, semen and embryos will be imported from Colombia following a health care protocol signed this week between the Institute of Colombian Agriculture (ICA) and the National Institute of Venezuelan Agricultural...
19 March 2013
Harper Govt Helps Boost Exports in High-Quality Genetics
CANADA - The Canadian Livestock Genetics Association (CLGA) will help increase demand for Canadian genetics around the world with the support of the Harper Government. ...
14 March 2013
Semen Clinics Given China Green Light
ARGENTINA – The National Animal Health and Quality Service (SENASA) has granted permission for nine artificial insemination (AI) and embryo transfer centres to export their bovine semen and embryos to China. ...
11 March 2013
Critical Dairy Cow Fertility Focus of New $3 million Study
US - Fertility in dairy cattle is normally considered a result of multiple environmental factors, but more recently, scientists have determined there may be a greater genetic connection than once thought, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientist....
Getting to Grips with Dairy Herd Health
UK - Maintaining the health of the dairy herd at a time when the spotlight is on issues of animal welfare and sustainability and the demand is to produce more food economically is a challenge for all dairy farmers, writes Chris Harris....
New Partnership Offers Livestock Research Boost
SCOTLAND - Efforts to improve the sustainability of livestock production will be boosted by a new research partnership....
27 February 2013
All Britain Success Calls For Congratulations
UK - Two bulls from a somerset based semen supplier have been responsible for siring five dairy heifer nominees in the All Britain awards are receiving praise. ...
25 February 2013
First 'Hand Cloned' Calf Born
AUSTRALIA – A calf has been born from a process dubbed as ‘handmade cloning’ in a global first for farming....
18 February 2013
Parnell Launches First FDA Approved Repro Hormone for Synchronizing Estrous Cycles
US – Parnell has launched SYNCHRONIZATION PACK™, the first reproductive hormone ever to be approved by the FDA to synchronize estrous cycles in lactating dairy cows and beef cows....
15 February 2013
Body Score and Supplementation the Key for Successful Calving
US – Kansas State Veterinarian, Bob Larson, offers guidance on how to make sure mature cows are receiving the right quantity of feed this winter after a drought harvest. ...
05 February 2013
British Cattle Conference Report
UK- The future of the US beef industry and the perceived health benefits of a new brand of milk were among the subjects under discussion at the annual British Cattle Conference, organised by the British Cattle Breeders Club. ...
31 January 2013
Allendale Inc. Releases Cattle Report Estimates
US - Following are the Allendale, Inc. estimates for the UDSA Cattle Inventory report due to be released on February 1, 2013 at 2 pm Central Time. ...
30 January 2013
Widespread Schmallenberg Outbreak Notified
ESTONIA – Schmallenberg virus is thought to have reached Estonia after lambs with congenital defect characteristics were reported by veterinarians undertaking surveillance procedures. ...
29 January 2013
Breeding Indexes Not Appropriate for All Farm Needs
UK - DairyCo geneticist, Marco Winters has warned against the use of inappropriate breeding indexes in dairy bull selection, which are either designed for use in another country or would be better suited to a neighbour. ...
24 January 2013
New Report Explores Nation’s Breeds
DENMARK – The story of the development and importance of traditional livestock breeds is told in a new report from the National Centre for Food and Agriculture, University of Aarhus....
14 January 2013
Investment in New Technology to Support Cattle Industry
CANADA - An Alberta company will boost the value and use of genomics in the cattle industry with new trait identification tools which are expected to optimise productivity by government ministers. ...
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