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  1. Amazing cows

    Posted Jan 14th 2009, 12:00am by Ellen Whyte

    ... These animals are so useful to us that they might be called man's best friend, writes Ellen Whyte Wonderful cows Cows pull carts and ploughs. Cow dung is a fertiliser and a fuel. Cows give us milk, which we can drink or turn into butter, yoghurt and ...

  2. Meeting the cartoon challenge

    Posted Nov 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zoe Mak Educational and impressive, Pleasant Goat and Big Big Wolf is a mainland-made animation for children and teens. A group of cute goats that look like cotton wool balls live together in a village, and Pleasant Goat is their future leader. Big Big Wo ...

  3. Last of the British regiment spends retirement on island

    Posted Mar 15th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yau Chui-yan There are many traces of colonial history scattered around the city and one is alive and well in a zoo on Hei Ling Chau- a white goat left by a British regiment when it pulled out in 1997. The goat and its 19 descendants are looked after by p ...

  4. Memorable New Year moments

    Posted Jan 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Vivian Chen. Should old acquaintance be forgot and never brought to mind? Perhaps, but sometimes the strangest and most unusual New Years are also the most memorable. So, for auld lang syne, we took a ...

  5. Don finally puts best foot forward

    Posted Sep 14th 2009, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken Encosta Don finally recovered from the unkindest cut of all yesterday to land his first win in a rare Class Five victory for David Hall. 'I never seem to have Class Five horses and really you do need them over a season- they are a signifi ...

  6. Pig farmers told falling pork prices could hurt livelihood

    Posted May 14th 2009, 12:00am by Fiona Tam, Kelly Chan

    ... Fiona Tam and Kelly Chan Pig farmers on the mainland have been warned that the supply of pork on the mainland now outstrips demand. The price of pork, which began to drop from December last year, has now fallen so low the central government is taking note ...

  7. Inner Mongolia to spend 8b yuan to improve dairy industry

    Posted Jun 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Al Guo Inner Mongolia's government will build thousands of dairy farms to consolidate the autonomous region's scattered cow-raising industry, a move that could lead to better oversight and protect against another melamine health scare. The regio ...

  8. Cafe owner's campaign targets carnivores

    Posted Mar 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Fiona Ng, Vivian Chen

    ... owner's newest campaign, Save The Human!, is raising awareness about the harm created by the global livestock industry. The group kicked off with a fund-raiser at Solas on Sunday with more than ... of a hamburger. But in June, I was at a conference and learned a new link between going vegetarian and going green. I was shocked that a UN report basically said livestock production was the No1 cause ...

  9. Health inspector hit by carcass gets payout

    Posted Aug 14th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong A health inspector who was struck by a pig carcass during an inspection of the Tsuen Wan slaughterhouse received HK$318,263 for her workplace injury yesterday. But Anita Lam Pui-yi's claim of negligence against the government was dismiss ...

  10. HK must do its job on antibiotics vigilance

    Posted Oct 13th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Most of the world's antibiotics are given to animals, not people. The food industry long ago found that putting these drugs in poultry and livestock feed minimised disease and sped up ... the availability of affordable produce. Additives to animal feed can improve quality and safety. Antibiotics were designed for treating human infections, but their use for raising livestock has ...




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