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Chapter Eight: §6

Continued (December, 1026 YD)
Hills north of Gesula

The flock ambled along the droveway, Mellena and Oran following steadily.
__It was late afternoon. They were discussing Mellena’s unfinished apprenticeship while making their way to the night yards. 709 more words

Fantasy

Is it worth selecting for high milk production in beef cattle?

Penny Young, ASAS/ASAP Intern

Milking ability is a trait that many producers select for in their production systems, with the belief that it is one of the most significant influences on the weaning weight of a calf. 423 more words

Life on Farm: Beef Chores

Farming is not a job it is a lifestyle. Farming is not just something that you do from 8a.m.-5p.m., it is a task that is constantly requiring your attention. 849 more words

Agriculture

African Dairy Genetic Gains Program: Innovative private-public partnership for sustainable dairy productivity in Ethiopia and Tanzania

Leveraging private and public partners is key to increased productivity in the dairy sector, according to a poster by scientist from the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)-led project African Dairy Genetic Gains. 86 more words

Research

Queensland wild dog fences

Ashlee McEvoy ASAS/ASAP 2017 Communications Intern 25th March 2017

Remote Area Planning and Development Board (RAPAD) was allocated funds from the State Government’s $5 million commitment in May 2016 for the Queensland Feral Pest Initiative. 349 more words

Livestock

Transgenic Wars — How GMOs Impact Livestock and Human Health Around the Globe

Story at-a-glance

  • “Transgenic Wars” journeys through Europe and Latin America, looking at the effects of genetically engineered (GE) crops on livestock and human health
  • A Danish pig farmer traced a mystery swine illness to herbicide-laced GE soy from Argentina.
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