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Is the United States Ready for New Rules on Antibiotics?
Antimicrobial use on farms is about to change for animals across the US, writes Rachel Lane....
Growing US Ethnic Market for Lamb and Goat
The demand for lamb and goat meat is on the rise in the US within the Ethnic market. Kids and goat of all ages in addition to lightweight...
How Can We Value the Natural World?
Dr Bob Carling writes about the influential ideas of economist Nicholas Stern on the value that we place on biodiversity....
Knee Meniscus Fixed Using Revolutionary Stem Cell Procedure
A revolutionary new procedure that uses 3-D printing and the body’s stem cells is helping to regenerate knee meniscus, a tissue lining...
How to Sustainably Feed Nine Billion People
Becoming self-sufficient in food production – what better way is there for countries to sustainably feed their growing populations?...
Not Kidding About Goat Profit
Goatmeat is establishing as an industry in Australia and attracting the media after a $240 million export year in 2014. ...
Bivalent Vaccine to Overcome Acquired Immunity in Pox and Peste des Petits Ruminants
In Africa, the Middle East and Asia, pox and peste des petits ruminants (PPR) have devastating effects on goat and sheep farms....
Drivers for Animal Welfare Policies in Africa
A new study from Lesotho calls for improved understanding of animal welfare in African countries or there could be deleterious effects...
Goats Better Than Chemicals for Curbing Invasive Marsh Grass
Herbivores, not herbicides, may be the most effective way to combat the spread of one of the most invasive plants now threatening East...
Study Solves Bluetongue Overwintering Mystery
The bluetongue virus, which causes a serious disease that costs the cattle and sheep industries in the United States an estimated $125...
Breeding Programmes Needed to Eliminate Scrapie
An eradication policy for Classical Scrapie that relies only on the detection and culling of infected flocks and does not include breeding...
Control of Nuisance Algal Blooms in Ponds Used to Water Livestock
Algal blooms are best controlled by 'careful' use of herbicides and limiting the amount of nutrients entering the water, Georgia graziers...
US Dairy Goat Production
Dairy goat production in the US is an alternative livestock enterprise suitable for many small-scale or part-time livestock operations,...
Sense of Community Aids Establishment of Renewable Energy Cooperatives
The establishment of cooperative biogas projects is aided by strong community spirit, regional traditions and farmers' sense of responsibility...
Hoof Trimming in Goats
The trimming of hooves of goats is a simple task that can be easily learned,however, the hard part comes in committing oneself to follow...
 
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