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Flashing lights protect livestock in Chile — by deterring pumas

January 4, 2019

In the United States, some ranchers worry about wolf attacks on their livestock as the native predator is…
White-Tailed Deer: A Potential Host for Rift Valley Fever

September 27, 2018

Rift Valley Fever (RVF), an infectious viral disease, poses a significant threat to livestock and human health in…
Vaccine research to target devastating African livestock disease

September 24, 2018

Scientists at the University of Liverpool are starting work on new vaccine research project for animal sleeping sickness,…
Lethal management of wolves in one place may make things worse nearby

January 11, 2018

Lethal management of wolves following wolf attacks on livestock may have unintended consequences, a new study by researchers…
Conservationists widen toolkit for predator management

December 15, 2016

Top predators like wolves, bears, lions and tigers have declined dramatically around the world over the past century. One…
Outbreak of African swine fever would prove costly

October 3, 2016

DTU Vet has demonstrated that an outbreak of African swine fever in Denmark would cost the country somewhere…
In India, a Model for Reducing ‘Retaliation Killings’ of Wild Cats

September 21, 2016

A key factor driving the loss of tigers and leopards in India is so-called “retaliation killings” by livestock…
Study shows benefits of ‘livestock friendly’ designation

August 30, 2016

More than a decade after Nebraska created its “livestock friendly” designation, participating counties have gained more cattle farms…
Scientist Helps Uncover How Disease is Transmitted Between Livestock

May 16, 2016

Using new molecular techniques, a team of scientists that includes University of New Hampshire researchers has shown how…
Sandia veterinarian helps make the world safer through livestock health and biosecurity

July 28, 2015

Dr. Melissa Finley’s credibility was on the line as she worked, surrounded by skeptics, to save the life…
Sniffing Out the Source of Beef Manure Odor

October 3, 2014

A recent study conducted by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists indicated that just three…
“2,000 Bull Project” Targets Cattle Traits

September 17, 2014

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists are investigating methods to help beef cattle producers further improve genetic evaluations…
Algae could boost livestock productivity

August 20, 2014

Beef producers could soon benefit from a protein-rich and sustainable livestock feed supplement in the form of microalgae.…
Climate: Meat turns up the heat

July 22, 2014

Eating meat contributes to climate change, due to greenhouse gasses emitted by livestock. New research finds that livestock…
Growing Up On A Livestock Farm Halves The Risk Of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases

July 11, 2014

The incidence of inflammatory bowel diseases is rising sharply – particularly among young people. However, new research from…
A New Probiotic Improves Pig Health, Reduces Manure Output

March 28, 2014

A new probiotic for pigs could mean less manure to manage, according to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) studies. Agricultural Research…
Livestock found ganging up on pandas at the bamboo buffet

March 3, 2014

Pandas, it turns out, aren’t celebrating the Year of the Horse. Livestock, particularly horses, have been identified as…
New System Gives Insight into Animals’ Feeding Habits

July 16, 2013

A new system that monitors livestock feeding behavior has been developed by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists. Agricultural engineers Tami…
Why market forces don’t protect animal welfare

July 1, 2013

The actions of animal protection activists have sent reverberations throughout Australia’s livestock industries in recent times. Revelations of…
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