[Sca-cooks] HIstoric accuracy
t.d.decker at att.net
Thu Nov 6 18:20:49 PST 2008
That's Oklahoma State University rather than the University of Oklahoma.
OSU has one of the best ag schools in the country.
> There's actually quite a lot of husbandry research on dairy animals, and
> while most of it dates to the early part of the 1900's quite a lot of
> modern day research has helped to scientifically fill in missing
> The University of Oklahoma has a terrific website on historic breeds and
> their research. There is a growing number of countries that are working
> to preserve historic breeds and are providing a lot of information on the
> animal, it's structure, and profile their end product; be it meat, as a
> work animal, or fluid milk. It's quite an active area of research right
> now and quite large number of scientists are working on where breeds came
> from and how the massive crossbreeding of the late 1800's and all of the
> 1900's has changed them. Really very interesting stuff.
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