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Five Killed by Methane Gas on Virginia Farm

... often gathers. A family member questioned whether cattle feed could have trickled into the pit and accelerated the formation of the gas. "You cannot smell it, you cannot see it, but it's an instant kill," explained Dan Brubaker, a family friend who oversaw the construction of the pit decades earlier. A...

Ships to the Rescue of Medically Deprived Assamese

...samese, Bengalis, Bihari migrants and tribals, are cattle herders the ships also carry a veterinary team each, which trains local to treat their animals. A team of 25 personnel, which includes doctors and nurses of the local health department, is conducting 15 to 20 camps every month. It travels on the sh...

Fat Horses Face Health Problems

... goal of improving weight gain and productivity of cattle and other food animals, with little thought given to how these forages might affect horses, which often share the same types of pastures. In addition, the majority of the horses studied were under-exercised. They were left on pastures to eat, but d...

Foot-and-mouth Disease Outbreak Forces Thiruvananthapuram Zoo to Shut Down

...evere weight loss in cloven-hoofed animals such as cattle and hogs....

Scientists Establish Link Between Foie Gras and Disease

...that meat derived from sheep and seemingly healthy cattle may represent other dietary sources of this material. He also said that people develop disease for many reasons. "Eating foie gras probably won't cause a disease in someone who isn't genetically predisposed to it," Solomon explained. "More critical...

Shambu With Bovine TB Being Prevented from Slaughter

...of this month had revealed that at least two other cattle in the Skanda Vale community may also have the dis... are continuing, but if found to be infected these cattle are also likely to be slaughtered. The monks have threatened to take direct action, including for...

Study Finds Glycerin to Be a Good Source for Cattle Feed

...product of bio-diesel, could be a good source for cattle feed. In his study, Monty Kerley, a professor o...ure, is examining the effectiveness of glycerin as cattle feed. Through November, Kerley will monitor the growth habits of 60 calves from various breeds to...

Anthrax Claims Two Lives in Orissa

...ar, fell to the disease reportedly after consuming cattle meat. K.H. Reddy, chief district medical officer...to monitor the situation. They have also destroyed cattle meat preserved in some houses there," the official said. "As a precautionary measure, another heal...

Fecal Bacteria, a Source of Contamination

...cal source. The results of the study revealed that cattle and wildlife were the dominant sources of fecal bacteria found in water and stream sediment samples at the main study site located in an upper reach of the creek. While the two methods led to similar overall interpretations, using both methods toge...

Orissa Under Anthrax Threat

...portedly showed signs of infection after consuming cattle meat and died last week, Chief District Medical Of...he situation," he added. Anthrax usually affects cattle but some time passes to humans if they eat contaminated meat. Antibiotics often cure the disease if ...

Anthrax Kills Six in Orissa

...g in these two villages. Anthrax usually affects cattle but passes on to humans if they eat contaminated meat. The disease, if not diagnosed early, can be fatal....

Young Woman's Eyes Gouged Out By Her Partner

...lian man gouged out both her eyes with an electric cattle prod. // Believed to be the 28-year-old woman's...g down the woman. He allegedly attacked her with a cattle prod, and when she managed to escape and run, caught her again and gouged out both her eyes. The to...

Force-feeding a Scourge Among Mauritanian Nomads

...ding creates problems for women in later life, the cattle steroids can be an instant killer. Side-effects include renal failure and heart attacks. Dr Maagouiya, the general surgeon at the main hospital in the capital city of Nouakchott, said that without autopsies - which are not permitted in Mauritania ...

Overuse Of Antibiotics-Creating Monsters Out Of Common Microbes

...nd health groups, gave the green light to treating cattle with an antibiotic; the fourth generation version of the one the CDC now urges for gonorrhea. Though the company that makes this antibiotic argued that similar drugs have been used in animals in Europe without harm, recent data indicates that bacte...

Pregnant Women Expecting Sons Will Do Well to Avoid Beef

...industrial chemicals. The growth promoters used in cattle is thought to be behind the low sperm counts. The most recent study involving men in the United States born between 1949 and 1983, revealed that expectant mothers who consumed more than seven beef meals in a week had sons whose sperm concentration w...

Wet Distiller's Grains Could Play a Role in Cattle Diets

...ies, said two researchers//. The two four-month cattle finishing experiments with yearling heifers were c...bles, the study included 400 head of cattle. These cattle were divided between two study periods, April 27-Aug.14 and July 28-Dec. 8; with eight replications ...

CDA Investigates Case of Bovine Tuberculosis

...deral and state testing requirements when shipping cattle to another state. Source-Bio-Bio Technology...

New Mad-Cow Case Detected in Canada Bull

...anned the inclusion of protein from ruminants like cattle and sheep in cattle feed that are believed to be linked to the spread of the disease. To conclude, the Agency added t...

Hand-foot-mouth Disease Scare Causes Temporary Shut Down of Malaysian Preschools

...nnection to foot-and-mouth disease, which afflicts cattle and sheep; officials said. It is infact a viral infection occurring in children and shows up as fever, mouth sores and rash, appearing on the hands and feet. Children are more vulnerable to the disease, though it can affect adults as well. SA...

Virus may Be the Cause of Mad Cow

...formally as bovine spongiform encephalopathy, is a cattle disease that destroys brain tissue by causing abnormal tangles of protein fibers and creating microscopic holes in the brain. It is part of a family of slow-developing brain diseases, including scrapie in sheep and Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in huma...

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