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USDA Releases NAHMS 2014 Dairy Study
The United States Department of Agriculture released its 2014 Dairy Study, conducted by the agency's National Animal Health Monitoring System (NAHMS). NAHMS does these studies roughly every five years to track health and production parameters in the ...
Dear Leonor, Please Stop Bashing Milk
“It will not evoke a biological response when injected into humans because bST does not bind to the somatotropin receptors in human cells,” states an article by Allen Tucker at Michigan State University. You can read the full article here.
Genomics testing cited as a reliable selection tool
Dairy farmers who want to play odds that are about 85 to 15 in their favor on raising heifers that will express the traits that they have chosen for those animals can do so by relying on genomics testing.
Got Milk ... with Synthetic Bovine Hormones?
Charlene Lima, D-Cranston, testified in favor of her bill that would require the labeling of milk with the synthetic hormone bovine somatotropin (BST) and other genetically modified ingredients.
Immunoassays put pay to foal play
Somatotropin, a protein hormone, increases muscle strength. Recombinant equine somatotropin is banned in horseracing since it can enhance the performance of the horse, giving them an unfair advantage. Somatotropin can be used legitimately to help ...

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