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East Texas feral hog numbers skyrocketed in last decade
...issue of control and how it was conducted, whether hogs
were considered an asset or a liability, and prope...asked what year the landowners first noticed feral hogs
on their property. The counts gradually increased from five new sightings before 1978, to 17 in the ...
E-Commerce and the environment: Good news or bad?
...improvement. They have also been decried as energy hogs
that will force society to "dig more coal." Emerging research, published in the prestigious Journal of Industrial Ecology, (and available for free in full text at http://mitpress.mit.edu/JIE/e-commerce ), is beginning to move expert understand...
Hibernators may hold the key for better human organ preservation
...s," are actually relatives of chipmunks and ground hogs
and are commonly seen around the golf courses, lawns and prairies of the American Midwest. Although a problem for groundskeepers because of their habit of digging holes, soon they could be famous for providing clues to keeping life-saving human tran...
Genomics research promises to make hogs less piggy
... Purdue's genome sequencing facility, says keeping hogs
happy could increase their lean growth by as much ...s an overall deficiency in lean growth because the hogs
were fighting for food. Some of the dominant pigs "hog the trough" as it were, and eat more than the...
Statewide evacuation plan for animals developed by Clemson University
... some arrangements may be made to move evencattle, hogs
and poultry under certain conditions." Reece urged animal owners to develop their evacuation plans before anemergency strikes. "Prior planning is the key," she said. Some necessities if you are taking pets with you: Carrying cages ...
Garlic Perfumes Poultry Houses
... the chickens adapted to eating garlic right away, hogs
in acompanion test were more reluctant to accept t...er a day or so ofboycotting the feed, however, the hogs
did cooperate in the study, withsimilar promising results on odor control.Chemical analyses of the c...
Purdue Research Helps Keep Phosphorus Out Of Surface Water
... 80 percent of the phosphorus in most grain fed to hogs
is in a form that passes right through animals, never getting picked up and used by their bodies. Joern and animal scientist Layi Adeola are testing a new type of corn that is naturally higher in easy-to-absorb forms of phosphorus and low in hard-to-...