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TheHorse.com

TheHorse.com
Tue, 28 Apr 2015 09:52:30 -0700

In many disciplines it's highly favorable (or, in the case of color breeds, required) to produce a horse with flashy white markings or spots. But, Penedo cautions, it's also risky. That's because the mutation that produces the white patches found in ...

Modern Farmer

Modern Farmer
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 06:19:39 -0700

Since one of the most important characteristics of a wig is its color, breeds such as the Tianzhu white yak are particularly popular in the wig-making world, simply because light-colored hair is more difficult to come by. When Stone was asked to make a ...
 
HorseChannel.com
Mon, 26 Nov 2012 00:09:28 -0800

"The numerous high quality awards make this show the fall destination for color breeds," said Darrell Bilke, PtHA Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. "We strive to ensure that as many exhibitors as possible can get a piece of the ...
 
TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
Sat, 21 Jun 2014 22:14:03 -0700

"Small is anything under 70 cows, so it's very different from this," McWilliam said, gesturing to the 30 big black-and-white Holsteins that were hooked up to the tubes of milking machine. "We milk color breeds -- Guernsey, Ayrshire, Jersey." "Here's my ...
 
Agri-View
Thu, 05 Apr 2012 18:18:45 -0700

The herd is routinely classified and currently they have 17 Excellent Holstein cows and slightly over half of their color breeds scored Excellent; 21 Jerseys and five Brown Swiss. The color breeds were introduced to Nehls-Valley Holsteins due to the ...
 
ThePoultrySite.com
Wed, 25 Jan 2012 23:21:13 -0800

For beginners, Beyer recommend starting with solid color breeds without tufts, topknots or feathers on their legs, since they are easier to keep and use for selective breeding. There are fewer defects that occur in the standard breeds. For keen ...
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