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 Livestock Encyclopedia Article, Information, History and Biography @ ArtisticNudity.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Livestock are domesticated animals intentionally reared in an agricultural setting to make produce such as food or fibre, or for their labour.
The type of livestock reared varies worldwide and depends on factors such as climate, consumer demand, native animals, local traditions, and land type.
Livestock are generally kept in an enclosure, are fed by access to natural or human-provided food and are intentionally bred.
www.artisticnudity.com /encyclopedia/Livestock   (2355 words)

  
 biology - Livestock
Such animals may include goats, sheep, beef or dairy cattle, horses, dogs, hogs or pigs, donkeys or mules, bees, poultry, rabbits or 'exotic' animals (those raised outside their indigenous environs) such as camels, llamas, emus, ostriches, or any animal, including reptiles, kept in an inventory that may be used for food, fiber or pleasure.
The U.S. state of Nevada is an example of a jurisdiction where the legal definition of livestock is limited to the traditional categories of cattle, horses, sheep and pigs and "exotic livestock" is limited to deer and elk.
Livestock constitute a major source of epidemic diseases in humans; these diseases have had a significant impact on history.
www.biologydaily.com /biology/Livestock   (2709 words)

  
 Montana Department of Livestock
A bill of sale signed by the seller and adequately describing the livestock sold must be presented to the livestock inspector whenever the change of ownership inspection is made or whenever a buyer of livestock requests a county line or state line inspection for livestock.
Market Consignment permits are available for livestock consigned and delivered directly to a livestock auction or licensed livestock slaughter house located in another county of the state or directly to a authorized shipping point in an adjoining county, where a livestock inspector is available for inspection.
The grazing permit allows the owner or his agent to move his livestock into an adjoining county and return for grazing purposes, when they are being moved to and from land owned or controlled by the owner or his agent.
mt.gov /liv/brands/hlthrqmn.asp   (839 words)

  
 Livestock Compensation Program   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Livestock owners who also custom feed livestock may be eligible for LCP benefits on their own livestock, provided all other eligibility requirements are met.
An eligible livestock owner/lessee may have more than one livestock headquarters operation, if the eligible owner’s livestock in the livestock headquarters operations are separate and distinct groups of livestock and not mixed or intermingled between or among the headquarters livestock operations.
A livestock headquarters operation where livestock are wintered, calved, lambed, etc. is located in an ineligible county; however, the same livestock are pastured in the summer in an eligible county with corrals and yards.
www.fsa.usda.gov /pas/publications/facts/html/LCP02.htm   (1433 words)

  
 Colorado Livestock Laws
If the owner of any livestock makes a tender in money of all damages to the person claiming damages, the person claiming damages shall pay all costs and expenses thereafter accruing unless he is awarded a larger amount than was tendered by the owner of such livestock.
Such livestock may be placed by such officer in the custody of a responsible person who shall care for the same pending disposition of any court action under this section.
The livestock may be held in case of conviction of the owner or other person in charge for the payment of any reasonable costs of handling, care, and feed and of court and for the payment of all fines which may be levied against said owner or other person in charge.
tarlton.law.utexas.edu /dawson/fence/co_fnc.htm   (1817 words)

  
 Livestock News
Livestock news continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.
It's what Washington state livestock producers have been saying all along state law does not limit the amount of groundwater that can be withdrawn daily for livestock use without a permit.
Pain in Jeff Lincoln's knees, ankles and back told him he could not continue milking cows, but when he quit in 2004, the 300 acres of corn he grew was not enough to support his family.
www.topix.net /business/livestock   (648 words)

  
 Breeds of Livestock - Oklahoma State University
a term which arose among breeders of livestock, created one might say, for their own use, and no one is warranted in assigning to this word a scientific definition and in calling the breeders wrong when they deviate from the formulated definition.
As you can see from Dr. Lush's definition it is at least in part the perception of the breeders and the livestock industry which decides when a group of individuals constitutes a "breed".
In fact the highest proportion of feed grains and other concentrates, such as oilseed meals, fed to livestock in the United States are fed to swine and poultry.
www.ansi.okstate.edu /breeds   (1342 words)

  
 WWManufacturing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
This has proved to be a great asset for W-W Livestock Systems in continuing our role as a leader in the livestock handling equipment.
W-W Livestock Systems continues to carry on the tradition that earned us the right to be known as the “World’s Finest”.
Our staff is here to provide efficient livestock handling equipment which guarantees minimum stress to the livestock and maximum safety and ease of handling for the operator.
www.wwmanufacturing.com   (329 words)

  
 American Livestock Breeds Conservancy (ALBC)
The American Livestock Breeds Conservancy is a nonprofit membership organization working to protect over 150 breeds of livestock and poultry from extinction.
Founded in 1977, the American Livestock Breeds Conservancy is the pioneer organization in the U.S. working to conserve historic breeds and genetic diversity in livestock.
ALBC is a trademark of American Livestock Breeds Conservancy.
www.albc-usa.org   (168 words)

  
 Water Use: Livestock water use
Water is needed to raise livestock, be it cows, chickens, horses, or rabbits.
Livestock water use is water associated with livestock watering, feedlots, dairy operations, and other on-farm needs.This includes water for raising cows, chickens, horses, rabbits, fish, and pets, and also water used in the production of meats, poultry, eggs, and milk.
This includes water for livestock watering, feedlots, dairy operations, and other on-farm needs, such as cooling of facilities for the animals and products, dairy sanitation and wash down of facilities, animal waste-disposal systems, and incidental water losses.
ga.water.usgs.gov /edu/wulv.html   (417 words)

  
 Saskatchewan Agriculture and Food - Livestock   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Livestock production in Saskatchewan generates approximately $1.5 billion annually in farm cash receipts, accounting for approximately 28% of the Provinces total farm cash receipts.
Livestock enterprises represent excellent initiatives in terms of value-added, economic activity and sustainability perspectives.
One of the keys to the effective use of screenings in growing diets is the cost and predictability of animal performance.
www.agr.gov.sk.ca /Livestock.asp?firstPick=Livestock   (118 words)

  
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A livestock production contract can be defined as an agreement under which a producer agrees to feed and care for livestock owned by a contractor in return for a payment.
The lien is a first priority lien on the livestock, or the proceeds of the animals if they have been sold.
The lien exsist for a period of one year after the livestock leaves the authority of the producer.
www.state.ia.us /government/ag/99livsk.htm   (2266 words)

  
 UVI-CES Livestock Programs - Home Page
The small livestock program of the Cooperative Extension Service serves the farmers in the Virgin Islands that produce any and all non-bovine food producing animals.
This service keeps record of farmers that have livestock to sell and farmers who are searching for livestock.
Sue A. Lakos, Livestock Extension Agent II, is a native of Michigan and a graduate of Michigan State University.
rps.uvi.edu /CES/lshome.html   (850 words)

  
 Clearfield County Livestock
Contact Us Livestock is a very important part of the Clearfield County Fair atmosphere.
The livestock are placed in their buildings, each according to their species: cattle, swine, sheep, horses, and poultry.
An important part of the livestock exhibits is the judging contest.
www.clearfieldcountyfair.com /livestock.htm   (302 words)

  
 Houston Livestock Show - Description   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Aside from the exhibitors, more than 1 million Show visitors are expected to view livestock ranging from cattle and sheep to horses and rabbits.
All junior livestock entrants must personally groom and raise their animals under the supervision of agricultural science teachers or a county extension agent, and they must be at least in the third grade and from 8 years old to 19 years old to enter.
The pinnacle of the junior livestock competition is the junior market auction program, where buyers pay phenomenal prices for livestock.
www.hlsr.com /livestockshow   (337 words)

  
 Open Directory - Business: Agriculture and Forestry: Livestock: Auction Facilities
Gonzales Livestock Market - Sale of livestock including cattle sheep goats horses for the Gonzales, Texas, and central Texas region.
MoKan Livestock Market, Inc. - One of the most modern livestock auction facilities in the midwest with a weekly sale every Thursday and special cow and bull sale every month.
National Livestock Management Database - Offering livestock farmers a means of keeping their records online.
dmoz.org /Business/Agriculture_and_Forestry/Livestock/Auction_Facilities   (810 words)

  
 Livestock
NAL call number: SF601.T7 Descriptors: livestock, African swine fever, animal diseases, animal health, anthrax, cysticercosis, disease control, environmental factors, epidemiology, foot and mouth disease, pleuropneumonia, rabies,  Rift Valley fever, rinderpest, trypanosomiasis, tuberculosis, veterinary services, African swine fever virus, Glossina, lumpy skin disease virus, Theileria parva, Tanzania.
Descriptors:  wild animals, bacterial diseases, Mycobacterium bovis, prevalence in wildlife and livestock, wild animal as disease reservoirs, Michigan.
Descriptors:  wild animals, bacterial diseases, Mycobacterium bovis, prevalence in wildlife and livestock, Michigan.
www.nal.usda.gov /awic/pubs/TB/LivestockTB.htm   (5230 words)

  
 AERS
Livestock enterprise budgets are available in two different formats.
The second format is the Enterprise Budgets as worksheets for use with the UI’s Livestock Enterprise Budget Worksheet program (LEBW).
Each data file contains livestock specific enterprise budgets for dairy, beef, sheep or swine.
www.ag.uidaho.edu /aers/r_livestock.htm   (130 words)

  
 Organic Livestock Production: A Bibliography
Their findings revealed that organically raised livestock beef cows, dairy cows, sheep, hogs and pigs, laying hens, and broilers all exhibited strong growth between 1997 and 2001.
Organic Livestock Farming: Papers Presented at a Conference Held at the Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh and at the University of Reading, UK, 9 and 10 February 2001, edited by D. Younie and J. Wilkinson.
Organic Livestock Farming: Potential and Limitations of Husbandry Practice to Secure Animal Health, Welfare and Food Quality: Proceedings of the 2nd SAFO Workshop, 25-27 March, University of Kassel, Witzenhausen, Germany, edited by M. Hovi, A. Sundrum, and S. Padel.
www.nal.usda.gov /afsic/AFSIC_pubs/srb0405bib.htm   (12530 words)

  
 Linn Post - The Very Best in Livestock Fencing
This versatile, sturdy fencing is not only a working fence, but also an attractive, eye pleasing addition to your ranch or farmstead.
There are no sharp corners or edges to injure your livestock.
Custom built livestock handling equipment is available to fit your specific needs.
www.linnpost.com   (189 words)

  
 Livestock: ATTRA - National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Pasture management, feeds and forages are covered by several publications, while others address care and management for specific animals and marketing of the products derived from them.
Whether you’re an experienced or a beginning producer, you can find useful information relating to traditional livestock such as beef and dairy cattle, sheep, hogs and poultry, as well as introductions to alternative livestock options from bees to bison.
ATTRA - National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service is managed by the National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT) and is funded under a grant from the United States Department of Agriculture's Rural Business-Cooperative Service.
www.attra.org /livestock.html   (341 words)

  
 Livestock
This page includes information on production and management of non-dairy livestock, including general information, beef cattle, goats, sheep, swine, horses, and other livestock species.
Information about livestock behavior, design of facilities, and humane slaughter from Dr. Temple Grandin, a designer of livestock handling facilities and an Associate Professor of Animal Science at Colorado State University.
The American Livestock Breeds Conservancy protects genetic diversity in livestock and poultry species through the conservation and promotion of endangered breeds.
media.cce.cornell.edu /hosts/agfoodcommunity/afs_temp3.cfm?topicID=414   (3645 words)

  
 San Juan County Fair livestock instructions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
All livestock exhibitors are expected to keep their animals and stalls in such condition that they will be presentable to the public at all times throughout the Fair.
A certificate of permit (beef and dairy only) must be made out before leaving home to cover this livestock being transported for exhibit.
Fair veterinarians will inspect all classes of livestock and poultry (including horses, pet animals, pigeons, ducks, geese, and turkeys), before they are unloaded, for infection or contagious diseases and ectoparasites.
www.sanjuancountyfair.org /livestock.shtml   (351 words)

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