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Horse Racing “Retirement”

Horse racing is a tough competitive sport that people might think is not as competitive as it truly is. From training the foal to be a racer to the day of the race and how stressful it can be. Once it is the day of the race, there are pressures to win. Now the race is over and what do we do with the horses that didn’t win and don’t have a good pedigree. Well, unfortunately, they are going to be sent to slaughter. This is something that is known that is racing retirement. The horses that…


In my extended family, there are people that use white and brown eggs. I know that my family members that use brown eggs act superior to the others that use white eggs. Well, my family knows that I am an Animal Science major and that I took an Animal Products class but they don’t know that I know the true difference between white and brown eggs. I am not going to get into the organic vs nonorganic because that is a whole different ball game. So you ask what is the difference? The difference in egg color is the breed…


What are Animal Products?

Animal products include meat and meat products, poultry products (meat and eggs), fish, shellfish, dairy products (milk and cheese), and non-food products such as fiber (wool, mohair, cashmere, and leather). They are basically all things that we can get from animals. This benefits us in many ways. You can tend to think about animal products as the food we consume, but they are also used in other things. You can get meat from a sheep but you also can get wool which is used for making clothes.

Common Types of Animal Products

There are many species…

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