News tagged with dairy products

How food affects political regimes

Apparently, a richer diet is associated with an increase in the middle class, which tends towards economic and political independence and democracy-fostering values, according to Andrey Shcherbak, senior research fellow at ...

dateOct 26, 2016 in Social Sciences
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Breeding value for sires for feed intake

As from today, the Dutch dairy farmers can view how feed efficient the offspring of sires are. The Netherlands is one of the first countries in the world publishing this breeding value. The increased world population requires ...

dateApr 14, 2016 in Other
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Oregano may reduce methane in cow burps

It may sound pretty harmless, but methane emissions from cows are a large problem for the climate. When ruminants digest their feed, methane is formed as a natural by-product of the microbial process in the rumen, and since ...

dateFeb 08, 2016 in Environment
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