In a bid to attract more overseas runners, Breeders
' Cup is to change the way European horses become eligible for the scheme, switching the emphasis on stallion owners rather than individual breeders
3 March 2010 - Chinese broiler producer Yuhe International has completed the construction of a new breeder
farm, bringing the company's total number of breeder
farms to 28, with 15 in operation today.
Owners enjoy sharing photos and benefit from having breeders
as a resource for questions or concerns.
Some dog and cat enthusiasts, however, argue that the bill would force breeders
-- who would be required to pay unspecified "intact permits" -- to go underground, and ultimately it would not make a dent in the growing population of strays.
Nestle Purina staff members develop a strong bond with breeders
and their kennels, tracking dogs' performances and offering nutrition advice as needed.
When the Clinch River Breeder
Reactor (CRBR) project died last year (SN: 11/19/83, p.
Rausing also highlighted the contribution made by breeders
towards prize-money in Britain.
' prizes having last month been reduced by pounds 154,000 - 20 per cent of the original 2010 total - McCreery questioned the current structure, which sees between pounds 5,000 and pounds 10,000 paid out to breeders
of Group 1 winners on the Flat and between pounds 9,600 and pounds 10,000 paid out to breeders
of Grade 1 winners over hurdles and fences.
If we lose these breeders
the supply of jumps horses will be affected, thereby diminishing the quality of British-breds even more.
AFTER an outcry from breeders
in the US, the Breeders
' Cup board has reversed its decision to suspend the Breeders
' Cup stakes programme that helped to fund stakes races run in the US, the Thoroughbred Daily News has reported.
The decision to replace the breeders
' prize scheme with British-bred owners' premiums caused ire among many breeders
when it was announced in July.
yesterday defended the cash they receive under a Levy Board scheme, following a call from Coolmore supremo John Magnier for the system to be scrapped.
All that cash comes from the nomination fees that breeders
and owners pay to get their horses eligible.
A statement from the Levy Board said: "Breeders
' prizes are of great importance to National Hunt breeders
, and at present many such prizes go to Flat breeders
whose horses have transferred.
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