Navigation Links
UK's organic cows are cream of the crop
Date:5/27/2008

A new study by Newcastle University proves that organic farmers who let their cows graze as nature intended are producing better quality milk.

The Nafferton Ecological Farming Group study found that grazing cows on organic farms in the UK produce milk which contains significantly higher beneficial fatty acids, antioxidants and vitamins than their conventional high input counterparts.

During the summer months, one of the beneficial fats in particular conjugated linoleic acid, or CLA9 was found to be 60% higher.

The results of this study into UK dairy production are published online in the Journal of Science of Food and Agriculture.

We have known for some time that what cows are fed has a big influence on milk quality, explained Gillian Butler, livestock project manager for the Nafferton Ecological Farming Group at Newcastle University, who led the study. What is different about this research is it clearly shows that on organic farms, letting cows graze naturally, using forage-based diet, is the most important reason for the differences in the composition between organic and conventional milk.

Weve shown that significant seasonal differences exist, with nutritionally desirable fatty acids and antioxidants being highest during the summer, when the cows are eating fresh grass and clover.

As a result, our future research is focusing on how to improve the nutritional composition of milk during the winter, when cows are kept indoors and fed mainly on conserved forage.

The study, which involved Newcastle scientists working with the Danish Institute for Agricultural Science, is part of the ongoing cross-European Quality Low Input Food project into animal health and welfare, milk quality and working towards minimising the use of antibiotics in dairy production.

This paper is a major milestone in the project and clearly shows that if you manage livestock naturally then its a win-win situation for
'/>"/>

Contact: Sarah Cossom
press.office@ncl.ac.uk
01-912-226-067
Newcastle University
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. All-Natural Organic Yerba Mate and Organic Aloe Vera Exfoliating Soaps will Help Save Your Skin(TM)
2. BeeCeuticals Organics Introduces First Dual Certified Body Care Product and Eco-Friendly Packaging Made from Corn
3. The Organic Trade Association Hails Preliminary Research Findings Showing Nutritional Benefits of Organic Products
4. Natures Baby Organics Announces Ah-Choo! Chest Rub
5. it Girl Public Relations Adds O.N.I. New Organic Food Delivery Service to Its Lifestyle Division
6. Nations Largest Retailers Accused of Organic Fraud
7. The Ultimate Valentines Day Gift: Indulgent Organic Chocolate for Women That Combines Great Taste & Functional Ingredients
8. Marteks lifesDHA(TM) Featured in Three New Offerings of Baby Food from Plum Organics
9. Novel organic metal hybrids that will revolutionize materials science and chemical engineering
10. New understanding of how big molecules bind will lead to better drugs, synthetic organic materials
11. Horizon Organic(R) Family Farmer Network Grows by Nearly 35 Percent
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/1/2014)... The American Telemedicine Association (ATA) ... and Peter Welch (D-VT), for their latest actions ... Act of 2014, which improves telemedicine coverage in ... improve healthcare access and affordability using telecommunications technology," ... "These cost-saving provisions are critical to improve telehealth ...
(Date:8/1/2014)... Market Publishers Ltd announces that ... added to its catalogue. , Pharmaceutical ... Contract Research and Manufacturing Services (CRAMS), Biosimilars, Generics ... include, among others, increasing ageing population, rising incomes ... the pharma market in India is anticipated to ...
(Date:8/1/2014)... (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 On Monday, ... California NextGen User Symposium in San Francisco, CA. Now ... at the JW Marriott Union Square hotel. , “We ... get up to speed with ACA compliance issues,” Quirk ... month. The symposium provides attendees guidance with NextGen implementation ...
(Date:8/1/2014)... with the progressive, deadly respiratory ailment known as chronic ... battle the disease, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ... treatment, an inhaled spray called Striverdi Respimat (olodaterol) for ... is often linked to smoking, involves multiple lung conditions ... with COPD may experience a number of symptoms, such ...
(Date:8/1/2014)... FRIDAY, Aug. 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Although many parents ... many overlook a common choking hazard: food. Such ... wheeze and cough after eating a handful of nuts. ... not obvious if the coughing was related to his illness ... wasn,t a cold. A cashew had become lodged in his ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:ATA Applauds Bill on Medicare Telemedicine Improvements 2Health News:In-demand Markets Research Reports by Kelly Scientific Publications Now Available at MarketPublishers.com 2Health News:In-demand Markets Research Reports by Kelly Scientific Publications Now Available at MarketPublishers.com 3Health News:Quirk Healthcare Foundation Hosts Fifth Annual California NextGen User Symposium and Launches First Annual Florida NextGen User Symposium 2Health News:FDA Approves New Treatment for People With COPD 2Health News:Food Is a Common Choking Hazard for Kids, Doctor Says 2
... CryoCor, Inc. (Nasdaq:,CRYO), a medical device company focused ... Jackman, M.D., joined the Company,s,Scientific Advisory Board., ... to our Scientific,Advisory Board," said Dr. Ed Brennan, ... key thought leader in the field of cardiac ...
... 4 IPC The,Hospitalist Company, Inc. (Nasdaq: IPCM ), ... Singer, Chief Executive Officer, and,Jeffrey Taylor, President and Chief Operating ... the UBS Global Healthcare Services,Conference in New York, NY., ... Date: Monday, February 11, 2008 Time: ...
... 2008) The 2008 HSR Impact Award, presented today ... D.C., honored two decades or research that ultimately brought ... , Now in its third year, the AcademyHealth HSR ... of health services research on health policy or practice. ...
... executive team; Jerry Noyce announces ... ... HFIT) announced today that John Griffin has joined the,company as chief ... officer and Jerry Noyce has retired as vice,chairman. HealthFitness is a ...
... and other products reach $3.8 million; revenue increased 18% to $3.75 ... markets - Strong operating leverage shows in sequential quarter comparisons, ... ... quarter fiscal 2008, - Purchase of medical waste disposal facility ...
... Improve Pediatric Emergency Care ... -, ... reducing the high level of infant mortality in,the United States, announced today that ... five new hospital programs that,received grants in January 2008 totaling $500,000. R Baby ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Dr. Warren Jackman Joins CryoCor Scientific Advisory Board 2Health News:Dr. Warren Jackman Joins CryoCor Scientific Advisory Board 3Health News:IPC The Hospitalist Company, Inc. to Present at the 2008 UBS Global Healthcare Services Conference 2Health News:Award recognizes 2 decades of research that led to the adoption of risk adjustment tools 2Health News:HealthFitness Announces Executive Changes: Chief Operations Officer And New Medical Officer Appointed; Vice Chairman Retires 2Health News:HealthFitness Announces Executive Changes: Chief Operations Officer And New Medical Officer Appointed; Vice Chairman Retires 3Health News:Sharps Compliance Corp. Announces 20% Growth in Customer Billings for Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2008 2Health News:Sharps Compliance Corp. Announces 20% Growth in Customer Billings for Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2008 3Health News:Sharps Compliance Corp. Announces 20% Growth in Customer Billings for Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2008 4Health News:Sharps Compliance Corp. Announces 20% Growth in Customer Billings for Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2008 5Health News:Sharps Compliance Corp. Announces 20% Growth in Customer Billings for Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2008 6Health News:Sharps Compliance Corp. Announces 20% Growth in Customer Billings for Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2008 7Health News:Sharps Compliance Corp. Announces 20% Growth in Customer Billings for Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2008 8Health News:Sharps Compliance Corp. Announces 20% Growth in Customer Billings for Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2008 9Health News:Sharps Compliance Corp. Announces 20% Growth in Customer Billings for Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2008 10Health News:Sharps Compliance Corp. Announces 20% Growth in Customer Billings for Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2008 11Health News:Sharps Compliance Corp. Announces 20% Growth in Customer Billings for Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2008 12Health News:R Baby Foundation Raises $2.5 Million in First Year 2Health News:R Baby Foundation Raises $2.5 Million in First Year 3Health News:R Baby Foundation Raises $2.5 Million in First Year 4
(Date:8/1/2014)... Aspire Technology Partners (Aspire) announced today that it has achieved ... recognizes Aspire for delivering outstanding customer service to customers in ... "Achieving exceptional results for our customers is core to ... CEO of Aspire. "We are pleased Cisco has recognized our ... are proud to be part of the Cisco channel." ...
(Date:8/1/2014)... Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXTM ), a leading manufacturer ... Burbank , Chief Executive Officer, and Mathew Towse , ... Annual Canaccord Genuity Growth Conference being held at the InterContinental ... 13 th at 4:30 p.m. ET.  A webcast of ... About NxStage Medical NxStage Medical, ...
(Date:8/1/2014)... Aug. 1, 2014 Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ... corporate update and reported financial results for the ... "We have continued to see encouraging advancements ... 43% quarter-over-quarter increase in estimated total prescriptions and ... mark," said Jack Lief, Arena,s President and Chief ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Aspire Technology Partners Recognized By Cisco For Excellence In Customer Satisfaction 2NxStage to Present at the 34th Annual Canaccord Genuity Growth Conference 2Arena Pharmaceuticals Provides Corporate Update and Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 2Arena Pharmaceuticals Provides Corporate Update and Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 3Arena Pharmaceuticals Provides Corporate Update and Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 4Arena Pharmaceuticals Provides Corporate Update and Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 5Arena Pharmaceuticals Provides Corporate Update and Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 6Arena Pharmaceuticals Provides Corporate Update and Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 7Arena Pharmaceuticals Provides Corporate Update and Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 8Arena Pharmaceuticals Provides Corporate Update and Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 9Arena Pharmaceuticals Provides Corporate Update and Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 10Arena Pharmaceuticals Provides Corporate Update and Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 11
... DALLAS, June 23, 2011 , - ReportsnReports ... and,Combination Therapies , Report in its store ... Combination,Therapies , Report now! Search 75000+ ... , Pharmaceuticals Market Research Reports Report ...
... Inc., a privately held biotechnology company that develops immunotherapeutics ... announced that 1-year data from Protege, the Company,s Phase ... patients, will be presented at the American Diabetes Association,s ... June 28, 2011 at 9:10 a.m. PDT. ...
Cached Medicine Technology:ReportsnReports - Multitargeted Therapies: Promiscuous Drugs and Combination Therapies 2ReportsnReports - Multitargeted Therapies: Promiscuous Drugs and Combination Therapies 3ReportsnReports - Multitargeted Therapies: Promiscuous Drugs and Combination Therapies 4MacroGenics Announces Presentation of Protege Phase 3 Clinical Data at ADA in San Diego on June 28 2
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
Medicine Products: