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Cows Released in Daegwallyeong Pass

Cows Released in Daegwallyeong Pass

PYEONGCHANG, June 1 (Korea Bizwire) — Some 300 premium Korean “hanwoo” cows put out to pasture at Daegwallyeong Pass in PyeongChang, Gangwon Province, northeastern South Korea, after staying indoors throughout the winter. The National Institute of Animal Science’s Hanwoo Institute, located in PyeongChang, released the cows into 260 hectares of pasture where they will live [...]

Pesticide Egg Scandal a Blessing in Disguise for Farm Animals

Pesticide Egg Scandal a Blessing in Disguise for Farm Animals

SEOUL, Aug. 22 (Korea Bizwire) – In the wake of South Korea’s pesticide egg scandal, popular unrest and indignation has fomented a change in attitudes that may not have been possible in ordinary times. As of the date of this article, none other than the president has spoken out about the need for reform. Reform [...]

African Indigenous Cattle Have Heat Tolerance Genes Not Seen in Korean Cows

African Indigenous Cattle Have Heat Tolerance Genes Not Seen in Korean Cows

SEOUL, April 7 (Korea Bizwire) – A joint study by the African Cattle Genome Consortium – incorporating 17 research teams from nine countries including South Korea – revealed that it is genetic traits that help indigenous cattle in Africa better cope with the continent’s scorching heat, announced the Rural Development Administration on Thursday.  The joint [...]