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livestock

[′līv‚stäk]
(agriculture)
Animals, such as cattle, sheep, pigs, chickens, and horses, that are utilized for various purposes on a farm or ranch.
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The target population for this study was livestock producers along Interstate 840 (I-840) in Tennessee.
something most livestock producers really appreciate.
Although the major portion of Synergy's production will be for large livestock producers, smaller producers will still be able to obtain bulk deliveries by notifying the company at least a day in advance.
If a specialist butcher in Berkshire can make one phone call to link into a supply chain comprising several hundred livestock producers, then sourcing, continuity of supply, and administration become achievable.
The first of the open meetings for livestock producers will take place at the offices of Wright Hassall, solicitors, in Olympus Avenue, Leamington, on Thursday between 6pm and 7.
The Iowans said Cuban livestock producers still want to buy and feed to livestock distillers dried grains (DDGs), which are byproducts of the ethanol-making process.
Ethanol production is growing so rapidly it may drive up corn prices and push livestock producers into a costly scramble for grain, two former U.
Historically, food processors and livestock producers that converted these farm commodities into products for supermarket shelves were the only buyers.
In addition, although it poses an economic threat to livestock producers, it does not pose a health risk to humans (and is distinct from the hand, foot, and mouth disease recently prevalent in Malaysia).
The European Commission said the scheme had ensured a basic stability for domestic livestock producers and provided a safety net for the survival of the Manx agricultural economy as a whole.
Livestock producers in Northern Ontario have been forced to become more resourceful and proactive in their battle to keep an ailing agricultural industry alive.
A key figure in the red meat industry will be speaking to livestock producers in Herefordshire tomorrow.

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