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Cika are the only native Slovenian cattle breed. The current population originated from local red cattle improved with the Mölltaler, a now-extinct Austrian breed. Although popular during the first half of the 20th century, the breed eventually risked extinction through genetic dilution, due to continuous crossing with other breeds,...
Dr. Ruth Charrondiere is a nutrition officer at the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations. In 2008, she realized that there was no database in existence to help professionals to readily recognize  the differences in nutritional contents among different varieties of foods, including meat from different...
As the world population grows, the need increases to efficiently produce nutritious, high quality food. Food security, the access to a sufficient amount of food, is a growing concern for many people around the world. There are relatively few international transboundary breeds that produce at a very high rate,...
In the Nequen Province of Argentina, Criollo goat meat is cherished by both tourists and natives alike for its’ superior palatability (taste and flavor) over other breeds of goat in the area. The main reason for this difference stems back to where they are herded during the summer months,...
The Anatolian region in Turkey, which has produced many cattle and sheep breeds for centuries, has lost many of their livestock resources in recent years. A significant portion of Turkey’s domesticated animals have become extinct and the remaining breeds are still facing the danger of extinction. Native cattle breeds...
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