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Five Killed by Methane Gas on Virginia Farm

...ay, friends tended to the family's animals. "The cows have to be milked twice a day, even in an ordeal l...re his relatives died. The Showalters milked 103 cows on their farm west of Harrisonburg in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley. They belonged to a conservative ...

Wonder Cow Produces Milk Despite Being a Virgin!

...nation. Its been ten years now. According to the cows owner Sardar Ajit Singh, Kapila started giving milk when it was barely two-years-old and that too without ever getting pregnant. Kapila was milked two litres for the first time ten years ago. Since that day she is giving four to five litres of milk...

Study Finds Glycerin to Be a Good Source for Cattle Feed

... any, on meat quality. Kerley has separated the cows into groups of three, each consuming differing amounts of glycerin during their daily diet. The amounts are 0, 5, 10 and 20 percent. In addition to monitoring feeding limits and growth patterns, Kerley is also analysing how cattle metabolise the v...

Yoga Session at North Carolina State University

...dians unfairly associate Hinduism with poverty, or cows running in the streets or castes instead of acknowledging Hindu's contributions to the world, such as yoga," said Nikunj Trivedi, 28, a Rutgers University MBA student who serves as president of the national organisation. A couple of weeks ago, grad...

Genes That Produce 'skimmed Milk' in Cows Identified

Herds of cows producing skimmed milk could soon be roaming our p...cientists in New Zealand have discovered that some cows have genes that give them a natural ability to produce skimmed milk and plan to use this information...

Beware of Bovine TB

..., or for those who regularly consume unpasteurised cows milk."...

Milk from Cloned Cows is Not Welcome at the Nation's Biggest Milk Company

...uying dairy products that contain milk from cloned cows and Dean Foods is responding to the needs of our consumers," the company said in a statement. Federal scientists say there is virtually no difference between clones and conventional cows, pigs or goats. The Food and Drug Administration in December...

Study Finds Prion Proteins in Milk

...ity. Bioassays of the milk, colostrum, or udder of cows with BSE have not as yet detected infectious prions. Source-Bio-Bio Technology...

RVF Outbreak Kills 148 in Kenya

...e necessary medicine. We have vaccinated 2 million cows and quarantined them. We are also distributing mosquito nets," Kenya government spokesman Alfred Mutua told a news conference. He denied media reports that one case had been detected in Kenya's capital, saying an infected person from one of the aff...

EU States Agree on Clone Food Plan

...g may one day be used to breed a new generation of cows resistant to diseases, able to convert food more efficiently and produce more milk. But most in the European dairy industry believe the benefits are not yet proven and consumers are not ready to accept the products. An indication may be drawn ...

Starbucks Stops Using Dairy Products Containing RBGH

...cts are created by supplements, which are given to cows during lactation for producing higher quantity of milk. Appropriate channels in the U.S. approved the supplement more than 10 years ago. It is believed that rBGH only works on cows, not on humans; however, controversies still exist about the effec...

No Pills Just Omelets

... in the milk of genetically modified sheep, goats, cows and rabbits. Chickens are preferred by scientists because of their short life span and the ability to produce eggs in large numbers and at higher frequencies. Some of the birds have been engineered to lay eggs that contain miR24, a type of antib...

Genetic-Engineered Cows Resist Mad Cow Disease

...the normal development and survival of cattle. The cows are now nearly 2 years old and are completely heal...logy, said: "We anticipate that prion protein-free cows will be useful models to study prion disease processes in both animals and humans." SRI...

Newly Discovered Immune Defense May Be Impaired In CF Airways

... Working with airway cells and tissues from rats, cows and humans, the UI team uncovered the oxidative system, which produces hypothiocyanite -- a highly effective antibacterial compound. Banfi and his colleagues, including Patryk Moskwa, M.D., Ph.D., a UI postdoctoral fellow and first author of the stud...

Bihar family to spend Rs.43,000 on rabies vaccines

After having lost two of their cows to rabies, a farmer's extended family in Bihar has...hey had drunk the milk of the infected cows. Two cows of Rajkishore Prasad Singh, a farmer in Dakhin Tola in Purnea district, were bitten by a rabid dog l...

New Mad cow case confirmed in Canada

...elp to confirm the animal's age and identify other cows of similar background, and also potential sources of contaminated feed.The newly identified cow in question was found through the national surveillance program, which mostly targets likely to be affected by BSE. Since 2003, over 117,500 cattle from...

Goat’s Milk One of the First Transgenic Food That Benefits Human

...s have been looking for ways to enrich the milk of cows and goats with some of the beneficial compounds li...milk on ruminants -- animals like goats, sheep and cows -- which have multi-chambered stomachs. In both animal models, the results of this study indicated...

Anthrax Case Confirmed in Kerala

With the death of two cows due to anthrax being confirmed from Koothattukulam...samples collected from of the carcasses of one the cows which died a few days back had confirmed that the cause of the death was Anthrax, sources in the Ani...

Prion Disease Agent Causes Heart Damage

...s the number one reason why a disease that infects cows is of such concern to world governments is that scientists believe that the disease can be transmitted across species through the consumption of tainted meat from a diseased animal's central nervous system. The first major outbreak of mad cow disease...

Does Weight of the Mother Determine the Sex of the Baby?

...'s Teagasc agricultural organisation studied 1,200 cows in an 18-year research project from 1986 to 2004. They found that cows that gained weight before conceiving were more likely to give birth to bull calves. Those shedding k...

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