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Nutritional Significance of Goat Milk

Milk is considered as the primary source of nutrition for neonates who cannot digest other foods. Milk at early stage of lactation is called as colostrums having antibodies which are necessary for babies, until immune system develops sufficiently to prevent newborn babies from the risk of many diseases. Generally during …

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Effect of Processed Meat on Human Health

The International Agency for Research on Cancer Announcement that processed meat is a cause of Cancer & that red meat is a probable cause of cancer. Meat is animal flesh that is eaten as food. Humans are omnivorous, and have hunted and killed animals for meat since prehistoric times. The advent of civilization allowed the domestication of …

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گجر کا ڈیرہ

گجروں نے پاکستانی فلموں کے علاوہ جن کاموں میں بہت نام کمایا ہے اس میں دودھ اور دودھ دینے والے جانوروں سے محبت ہے، آج صبح اپنے دوست ٹیپو گجر سے شکوہ کر رہا تھا کہ ہمارے گھر میں جو دودھ آ رہا ہے وہ مجھے دودھ لگتا ہی نہیں، …

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Seafood sector needs a re-do

THE seafood sector has a huge export potential. But years of illegal and improper fish hauling, bare minimum processing and a lack of aggressive marketing continue to keep the export growth slower than what it should be. Illegal fishing and smuggling also hit the formal trade. Rising from $218m in …

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Beef and beyond

The recent brutal lynching of Mohammed Akhlaq in Uttar Pradesh, India by a mob who suspected their victim of eating beef reminds us how charged the issue of cow slaughter is among conservative Hindus. Before Partition, it was not unusual for a pig’s head to be found in a mosque, …

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Egg Shell Defects : Sandpaper or rough shells

Description The terms ‘sandpaper shells’ and ‘rough shells’ refer to eggs with rough-textured areas, often unevenly distributed over the shell. Incidence The incidence is normally less than 1% of total production, but may be higher for some strains of bird. It is also higher in early lay, often as a …

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