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Zoetis receives $15.3M grant to improve livestock health in Africa

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million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to further develop and integrate solutions to advance veterinary care and diagnostic services to improve livestock health and productivity in sub-Saharan Africa. Zoetis announced in March that the company received a $15.3

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BLM bans cyanide bombs on public lands amid safety concerns

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Cyanide bombs are used to kill predator species that prey on livestock, but the devices unintentionally kill thousands of animals each year. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is taking steps to stop the use of M-44 devices that deliver sodium cyanide on public land.

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South Dakota Governor Wants Livestock Research Facility

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This looks like its for farming of livestock, not medical research, but that's bad too. 28 his intentions to build such a facility in the state during the Livestock Biotech Summit at the Sioux Falls Convention Center. Tags: livestock agriculture. Research on animals is research on animals. From the High Plains Journal.

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Dutch May Ban Kosher Slaughter of Livestock

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THE DUTCH parliament has voted overwhelmingly to ban the ritual slaughter of livestock. It could have a snowball effect for other countries in Europe, although probably it certainly won't be seen as politically correct. Excerpted from the Irish Times.

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The Blood Pheasant

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So, researchers looked at the habitat use of Blood Pheasants as related to the presence of livestock. One of the threats to the Blood Pheasant comes from overgrazing by cattle.

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Low pitched screaming sound from animal at 1 AM

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We have some farms with livestock nearby as well. It did not sound human so I am wondering what type of animal it may be. I am in the upper part of South Carolina in a developed neighborhood with lots of woods behind us. Genuinely curious what it might be. submitted by /u/boosterkeaton [link] [comments]

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Andean Condors On The News

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Unfortunately, contemporary people from the high Andes are beginning to see condors as the enemy; a predator that will kill and eat livestock. It is also true that condors will spot cows and other livestock giving birth and guard the animal to be there and take advantage of the placenta and other leftovers.

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