Oogutiyuushi http://oogutiyuushi.com/ Tue, 27 Sep 2022 17:36:40 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 https://oogutiyuushi.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/cropped-icon-32x32.png Oogutiyuushi http://oogutiyuushi.com/ 32 32 Kanpur prohibits the domestication and sale of Pitbull and Rottweiler dog breeds https://oogutiyuushi.com/kanpur-prohibits-the-domestication-and-sale-of-pitbull-and-rottweiler-dog-breeds/ Tue, 27 Sep 2022 12:09:37 +0000 https://oogutiyuushi.com/kanpur-prohibits-the-domestication-and-sale-of-pitbull-and-rottweiler-dog-breeds/

AMID the wave of dog attacks, Uttar Pradesh’s Kanpur banned Pitbull Rottweiler breeds on Tuesday to protect the public. It happened after a breed of pit bull brutally attacked a cow, leaving deep wounds on the cow’s mouth.

“In order to protect the public, Pitbulls and Rottweilers are now banned from the city limits. Following an incident where a Pitbull dog attacked a cow at Sarsaiya Ghat and in light of the increase in incidents of Pitbull dog attacks, this decision has been made,” Mayor Pramila Pandey said Tuesday.

According to a report by IANS news agency, the house of Kanpur Municipal Corporation (KMC) has passed a resolution banning the breeding of Pitbull and Rottweiler dog breeds in the city. Anyone found breeding either of the two breeds will be fined up to 5,000 rupees and their ‘pet’ will be confiscated, according to the resolution.

The KMC made this decision keeping in mind the wave of dog attacks on humans and animals. The resolution stated that people do not have a large enough residence or farm to keep dogs of dreaded alien species, due to which they get stressed and attack people. “To protect the public from attack, the fearsome Pitbull and Rottweiler breeds are prohibited within city limits,” he added.

While speaking on the same, the Additional Municipal Commissioner, Suryakant Tripathi, said, “The breeding of dogs of these two species for the purpose of domestication and trade is prohibited in urban areas. If a person illegally keeps such dogs within the municipal boundaries, they will be fined Rs 5,000 and the dog would also be confiscated. »

Meanwhile, cases of dogs attacking humans have recently spiked. Earlier, a video surfaced on social media where a pet dog attacked a man inside an elevator at a building complex in Noida.

Another incident was reported in Kerala when a stray dog ​​attacked a 12-year-old boy in Kozhikode. A clip of the same has also gone viral on social media. In the clip, a boy was seen playing outside his house when a stray dog ​​came running towards him and bit him. In another incident reported at the same location, up to six people, including four children, were allegedly bitten by stray dogs in Kozhikode and Palakkad.

(With agency contributions)

Cost of living crisis: St John’s Aquatics and Reptiles pet shop closed https://oogutiyuushi.com/cost-of-living-crisis-st-johns-aquatics-and-reptiles-pet-shop-closed/ Mon, 26 Sep 2022 04:00:00 +0000 https://oogutiyuushi.com/cost-of-living-crisis-st-johns-aquatics-and-reptiles-pet-shop-closed/ A pet store in Worcester is forced to close as the price of electricity continues to soar.

Aquatics and Reptiles in Swanpool Walk closes at the end of the month after 14 years in St John’s.

And owner Clive Longstaff says rising energy bills are to blame.

“Our electric bill went from £883 per month to £2,190 per month in April,” he said.

“There has also been a 30% drop in sales because people don’t have money in their pockets to go out and shop.

“The government knew this was happening in February – they knew prices would go up in October and again in January – but nothing was done.

READ MORE: Energy price caps – Worcester families ready to fight

“Some companies seem to be doing very well, but the retail sector has been hit hard.”

Clive said the cost of heating aquariums and vivariums also hits pet owners hard.

“People are giving up their aquariums and reptiles because they’re costing them too much at home,” he said.

“We’ve had people ask us to take snakes, bearded dragons and fish because they can’t afford to take care of them anymore.

“You can’t skimp on the heating”

“They are tropical animals. Bearded dragons come from Australia and are used to 40°C heat – you can’t skimp on heating.

Clive, who has been in the pet industry for 37 years, will offer pond and aquarium maintenance services from his home in Malvern.

Anyone trying to reach him after the store closes on September 30 can call 07419831820 or email aquacarepondservices@gmail.com

Rising energy bills are forcing Worcester’s Aquatics & Reptiles pet store to close. Credit: Aquatics and Reptiles

Another staff member, Lucy Gooderham, will provide reptile accommodations under the name Worcester Reptile Boarding.

Regarding the animals in the shop, Clive said: “Reptiles have been slowly selling out, but we’re not selling them cheaply – they’re animals and they need to go to a good home.

“We always make sure that every owner is checked to make sure they have the right equipment and the right setup.

“If the reptiles are still there at the end of the month, the staff will bring some home and I will bring some home.”

The pet shop: Coco https://oogutiyuushi.com/the-pet-shop-coco/ Sun, 25 Sep 2022 04:00:00 +0000 https://oogutiyuushi.com/the-pet-shop-coco/

Janice Carmac

Her name is Coco and she came into my life on June 16th.

Still a kitten, she appears to be a Maine Coon mix. She has big feet, black and gray mackerel-patterned fur, a bushy tail, and a strong personality.

My black and white tuxedo cat, Ariel, passed away on August 31, 2021. My family was grieving, especially my 17-year-old daughter Noel, who spent much of her preschool years watching television while Ariel was dozing on her knees.

We adjusted to having a cat, a 5-year-old calico named Peanut. We developed a routine of many pets in the morning and then Peanut spent most of his days in bed on the couch. It was fun, easy.

But when my daughter Zoë came home for the summer, she’s a junior at NC State, we decided maybe we were ready for a new family member.

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One day, Zoë was having coffee at Bold Coffee in Asheboro — when she wasn’t working, she spent most of her summer having teas and coffees with friends — and she noticed pictures of kittens posted by a barista who would soon be available for adoption.

Zoë got the information from the barista and we went to her apartment and were greeted by several loose kittens.

We wanted a cat with short or medium hair and Coco met our requirements.

Peanut was not thrilled with Coco’s arrival and avoided coming into the house for a few weeks. We were surprised, I had imagined Peanut kissing Coco, grooming her, snuggling up during naps.

Coco wants to play with Peanut. Peanut just wants to be left alone.

They have found a kind of peace with each other although most mornings they fight for a few minutes. Later, he can be found sleeping several feet apart on Zoë’s bed.

Unlike Peanut, I love my little Coco. I love watching her play, holding her to my chest under my chin when she’s naughty, and watching her sleep on my lap. She is so happy to see me in the morning and makes a chirping sound that I have never heard a cat do before.

Staff at the local vet’s office called her feisty on several occasions – I heard a big commotion in the back when they had her vaccinated, and the vet warned me that when Coco grows up she will be running the house , that we must provide a safe place where Peanut can rest undisturbed. A technician observed that we should have named her Elvira.

Guess we should have expected a bold kitty featured on a bulletin board in a Bold cafe.

Reghan Winkler: pet adoption scams https://oogutiyuushi.com/reghan-winkler-pet-adoption-scams/ Sat, 24 Sep 2022 17:30:00 +0000 https://oogutiyuushi.com/reghan-winkler-pet-adoption-scams/

Internet scams are a constant. Fortunately, people have become aware of the most well-known diets. Fewer and fewer people are falling for the false promise of making millions in the Publishers Clearing House scam. Most also know that there isn’t really a Nigerian prince who needs their help to secure his massive inheritance.

These and other scams have been around for quite some time.

However, the COVID pandemic appears to have been a catalyst in the explosion of online shopping scams. We had limited access to brick-and-mortar outlets, so online shopping was embraced, especially by the younger generation.

At the start of the pandemic, people searched for everything online. Surprisingly, adding a new puppy or other pet to the family was high on the list. In fact, in 2021, pet scams accounted for up to 35% of all online shopping scams reported to the BBB.

Commonly referred to as the “Puppy Scam,” the scammers saw an opportunity to exploit the situation, expanding their criminal efforts to levels of mass marketing that would make Amazon jealous. Thousands of fake websites offering pets for sale have been posted with the express purpose of tricking consumers into parting with big bucks.

Ads for sites often appear on Craigslist or Facebook. Knowing that emotion is a powerful motivator, the “Puppy Scam” is designed to get victims emotionally attached to a fictional pet. Scammers steal cute photos and videos of puppies or other pets from the internet to further sell the pets legitimacy, then offer the beloved pet for a price well below the norm.

When a victim is interested enough to contact the scammer, efforts to “hook” the victim increase. Fraudsters use emails, text messages and phone calls to further emotionally engage their prey. They repeated answers covering almost all questions about the animal. The victims soon consider the animal their own.

Once emotionally invested in the animal, the scammers also seek to financially invest the victims, tricking them into sending hundreds of dollars to secure ownership.

Some scammers have even created “Pet Delivery” websites. Victims are given a tracking number and notified that their new family member is on the way.

About a day later, the victims receive an e-mail stating that the delivery is delayed and that they must pay additional costs: delivery costs, cage costs, vaccines, etc. Scammers know that if victims are emotionally invested, the chances of extracting more money from them are high. Fraudsters keep adding fees until the victim can’t pay or realizes they’ve been scammed. If payment is refused, they often even threaten the victim of the crime with “animal abandonment” (in such a case, these laws would not apply).

How can you protect yourself if you are looking for a pet online? Here are a few tips :

• Do your best to see the animal in person. If that’s not possible, request a FaceTime or other live video call.

• Make sure the photos you see are legitimate and not stored or stolen by performing a reverse image search on www.images.google.com.

• Always ask for and check references.

• Don’t deal with anyone who won’t communicate with you by means other than text or email.

• Avoid payments by methods that make it difficult to track recipients such as gift cards, Venmo, Zelle and money transfers such as MoneyGram or Western Union.

• As always, beware of any price that is too good to be true. A pet offered at a greatly reduced price probably indicates a scam.

Finally, consider adopting a pet from a local shelter or rescue group. This will make you and the adopted animal very happy!

Reghan Winkler is Executive Director of the Better Business Bureau serving West Central Ohio. The BBB can be found on the Internet at bbb.org/us/oh/lima.

A man from Hanoi earns a lot of money by selling French bulldogs https://oogutiyuushi.com/a-man-from-hanoi-earns-a-lot-of-money-by-selling-french-bulldogs/ Fri, 23 Sep 2022 13:11:46 +0000 https://oogutiyuushi.com/a-man-from-hanoi-earns-a-lot-of-money-by-selling-french-bulldogs/

In a small house in Thinh Liet neighborhood, Hoang Mai district, this 32-year-old mixes beef with vegetables, salmon and foie gras to prepare lunch for his 10 dogs.

The amount he gives each person is based on their weight and physical condition.

He explains, “For skinny dogs, I make more nutritious meals. I feed the big ones less to prevent obesity and keep them fit.”

The food for the 10 dogs costs between 8 and 10 million VND per month.

After a break, the dogs are given yoghurt or fresh milk to stimulate their digestive system. In the afternoon, he takes them for a walk in a park near his home.

“A lot of people confuse French Bulldogs with Pit Bulls, which are more aggressive. But French Bulldogs are different. They’re small companion dogs. They’re friendly and adaptive.”

French bulldogs originated in England. In 1860, French breeders imported a number of them from England to mate them with French terriers, thus creating a new small breed of bulldogs.

Adult animals weigh from 7 to 14 kilograms, with a 60 degree angled nose, large eyes and a short tail. They have short hair in three basic colors (black, brown and white – black).

Nguyen Hoang Trung trains a French bulldog at his home on August 22, 2022. Photo VnExpress/Quynh Nguyen

French Bulldogs were first sold in Vietnam in 2010, but have become very popular over the past three years.

Trung is one of the few people to have bred them successfully in the country.

From an early age he was interested in dogs and bred many large breeds such as Rottweiler, Husky and Malinois.

In 2018, he was drawn to a photo of a French bulldog a friend had. He later learned that they were a friendly breed of dog, suitable for families with children.

He then found a way to order breeding dogs from Ukraine at 200 million VND each.

“The first French bulldog I bought, named CR7, has a single wrinkle on his face – a very rare feature. I bought him straight away when I saw him, even though my friends and family have said it was crazy to spend so much money on a dog.”

To create a good living environment for his dogs, Trung regularly cleans their cages, periodically disinfects them, and keeps medical equipment, medications, and blood test strips.

Dogs are used to a temperate climate and not the tropical climate of Vietnam, and therefore heat shock and respiratory disease are a risk.

To keep them healthy, French Bulldog owners should use a steam fan and an air conditioner to keep the temperature in their living space at 26-29 degrees Celsius.

Still, it takes them at least three months to get used to the climate and the food.

Since buying CR7, Trung has received many requests from dog owners to let him mate with their animals, which made him realize the high demand for foreign dog breeds in Vietnam.

So he got four more dogs (three males and one female) from Russia, Ukraine and Hungary for nearly a billion VND.

“Importing dogs to Vietnam is very complicated and expensive.”

It takes four or five different documents to prove their origin and physical condition, which takes a lot of time and effort.

It costs between 20 and 30 million VND to bring a dog to Vietnam.

To determine the best time for his dogs to mate, Trung purchased a microscope to check sperm quality and equipment to check the female dogs’ blood hormone levels.

Trung says French bulldogs born in Vietnam are easier to raise because their respiratory system, skeleton, fur and skin have already adapted to the climate.

A female can give birth to four to five puppies on average and produce two litters per year.

“But I tell my clients to only let their female dogs produce a maximum of four or five litters in their lifetime. It’s not good for their health if they give birth frequently.”

He now has 20 purebred French bulldogs in Hanoi and several satellite farms where he breeds others.

The demand is very strong and he quickly sells his dogs.

Some customers have to wait six to twelve months to get a dog with the appearance they want.

“If my clients have special requirements, I have to find the right breeders and of course that takes more time and money.”

Trung cleaned the cages of 10 French bulldogs at his home on August 22.  Photo by VnExpress/Quynh Nguyen

Trung cleans the cages of the 10 French bulldogs he raises in his home on August 22, 2022. Photo by VnExpress/Quynh Nguyen

In October 2021, Trinh Van Doan, 32, from Dong Anh District, Hanoi, bought a female dog from Trung for 55 million VND.

He already had another French bulldog which cost him 40 million VND.

Doan says both of these dogs cost more than the average market price because they were born to imported parents and have all the legal paperwork.

“I like this breed because of its friendliness. In addition, it is a breed of dog with low shedding, quite calm and suitable for families with children. The price is acceptable. In the near future I want to buy another male as soon as I find the right one with the color I like.”

Vu Dung, 25, from Hoang Mai district in Hanoi is also a French bulldog lover.

He bought a five-month-old puppy born in Vietnam from Trung for 20 million VND.

He says: “Compared to the French Bulldog crosses, the Thoroughbreds are more beautiful. Their coat is short and smooth and their tail is short.”

During the four years he bred the dogs, Trung sold 70-100 puppies a year at VND20-50 million each.

He has bred over 1,000 dogs from other owners. He earns 5-7 million VND per case.

Trung also runs a dog hotel that houses and cares for animals when their owners are busy.

He earns about 1 billion VND a year but says he doesn’t care too much about the money; only that work allows him to do what he really loves.

The man hopes to build a community of French bulldog lovers in Vietnam to share his experiences in breeding and raising animals.

Insider Sale: General Mills, Inc. (NYSE: GIS) CEO Sells 37,895 Shares https://oogutiyuushi.com/insider-sale-general-mills-inc-nyse-gis-ceo-sells-37895-shares/ Thu, 22 Sep 2022 21:30:57 +0000 https://oogutiyuushi.com/insider-sale-general-mills-inc-nyse-gis-ceo-sells-37895-shares/

General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS – Get Rating) CEO Jeffrey L. Harmening sold 37,895 shares in a trade that took place on Wednesday, September 21. The shares were sold at an average price of $80.00, for a total transaction of $3,031,600.00. Following completion of the transaction, the CEO now owns 279,482 shares of the company, valued at $22,358,560. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available via this link.

General Mills is trading up 1.3%

Shares of NYSE:GIS traded at $1.06 during Thursday’s midday session, hitting $80.78. The stock recorded a trading volume of 7,091,271 shares, compared to an average volume of 3,825,649 shares. The company has a debt ratio of 0.85, a quick ratio of 0.40 and a current ratio of 0.63. The company has a market capitalization of $48.12 billion, a PE ratio of 18.16, a P/E/G ratio of 2.52 and a beta of 0.33. General Mills, Inc. has a 12-month low of $58.85 and a 12-month high of $81.24. The company’s 50-day moving average is $75.98 and its 200-day moving average is $71.68.

General Mills (NYSE:GIS – Get Rating) last released its quarterly results on Wednesday, September 21. The company reported EPS of $1.11 for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.00 by $0.11. General Mills had a net margin of 14.25% and a return on equity of 23.74%. The company posted revenue of $4.72 billion in the quarter, versus a consensus estimate of $4.72 billion. In the same quarter of the previous year, the company achieved EPS of $0.99. The company’s quarterly revenue increased 3.9% year over year. On average, sell-side analysts expect General Mills, Inc. to post 4 EPS for the current year.

General Mills announces dividend

The company also recently announced a dividend, which was paid on Thursday, July 7. Shareholders of record on Friday, July 8 received a dividend of $0.54. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, July 7. General Mills’ payout ratio is 48.87%.

Wall Street analysts predict growth

Several research analysts have recently released reports on the stock. Bank of America raised its price target on General Mills shares from $74.00 to $81.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a report released Thursday. Royal Bank of Canada raised its price target on General Mills shares from $66.00 to $68.00 and gave the stock an “sector yield” rating in a report released Friday, July 1 . Morgan Stanley raised its price target on General Mills shares from $66.00 to $71.00 and gave the stock an “underweight” rating in a report on Thursday. Credit Suisse Group raised its price target on General Mills shares from $74.00 to $77.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a report on Thursday. Finally, Citigroup raised its price target on General Mills shares from $82.00 to $88.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a Thursday, June 30 report. One equity research analyst has assigned the stock a sell rating, eight have issued a hold rating and four have assigned the stock a buy rating. According to MarketBeat.com, the stock has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $76.83.

Institutional investors weigh in on General Mills

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently increased or reduced their stakes in the stock. Marquette Asset Management LLC bought a new position in General Mills stock during Q1 for $26,000. Dravo Bay LLC bought a new position in General Mills stock during Q1 for $27,000. Core Alternative Capital increased its stake in General Mills shares by 1,160.6% in the 1st quarter. Core Alternative Capital now owns 416 shares of the company valued at $28,000 after buying 383 additional shares last quarter. Canton Hathaway LLC bought a new position in General Mills stock during Q2 for $29,000. Finally, Capital Analysts LLC increased its stake in General Mills shares by 95.0% during the 2nd quarter. Capital Analysts LLC now owns 390 shares of the company valued at $29,000 after buying an additional 190 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 75.48% of the company’s shares.

General Mills Company Profile

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General Mills, Inc. manufactures and markets branded consumer foods worldwide. The Company operates through five segments: North America Retail; Convenience stores and food services; Europe and Australia; Asia and Latin America; and pet. It offers ready-to-eat cereals, chilled yogurts, soups, meal kits, chilled and frozen dough products, dessert and baking mixes, bakery flour, pizza and frozen snacks, snacks -bars, fruit and savory snacks, ice cream, nutritional bars. , wellness drinks and savory and cereal snacks, as well as various organic products, including frozen and shelf-stable vegetables.

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The best-selling books of the week https://oogutiyuushi.com/the-best-selling-books-of-the-week/ Thu, 22 Sep 2022 20:13:28 +0000 https://oogutiyuushi.com/the-best-selling-books-of-the-week/

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The best-selling New Zealand books of the week, as recorded by the Nielsen BookScan New Zealand bestseller list and described by Steve Braunias


1 Kawai by Monty Soutar (David Bateman, $39.99)

Number one for the second consecutive week – in paperback; the hardcover version, below, is number two for the second week in a row. This is an amazing achievement and I will be writing about Soutar’s historical novel in ReadingRoom’s weekly newsletter sent to subscribers on Saturday (by all means Subscribe now; a new topic is discussed each week).

2 Kawai by Monty Soutar (David Bateman, $49.99)

“My new novel Kawai depicts Maori society in the 1700s, and kaitangata – referred to as cannibalism in ethnographic literature – was an integral part of that society. To ignore it in the novel would be to be unfaithful to what I know of this period…. Some commentators have written that Māori never pursued the practice out of love, but for revenge against their enemies. That may be true, but there are examples in our oral traditions that point to the killing and consumption of individuals who were less than traditional enemies. I guess it depends on how you define the term enemy or hoariri as we would say in Maori (angry friend): from a fascinating essay by the author, published last week at ReadingRoom.

3 Eddy, Eddy by Kate DeGoldi (Allen & Unwin, $29.99)

Eddy, Eddy took him three years to complete, but the idea came back a decade before that, sparked in a split second when a friend mentioned he was taking his cockatoo to the vet because he was constipated, which De Goldi found it extremely funny. And so Eddy, the teenage protagonist of the novel, who has a pet-sitting business, moved on from there, along with all the other characters in the book. De Goldi placed the book in Christchurch, and placed it after the Canterbury earthquakes, which affected it enormously: according to an excellent interview with Mike White at Things.

4 the bad woman by JP Pomare (Hachette, $36.99)

5 Accommodation by Jenny Pattrick (Penguin Random House, $36)

6 Return to Harikoa Bay by Owen Marshall (Penguin Random House, $37)

seven Poor people with money by Dominic Hoey (Penguin Random House, $37)

8 Kurangaituku by Whiti Hereaka (Huia Editors, $35)

Congratulations are in order Kurangaituku designers Te Kani Price and Camilla Lau, who won Best Business Book at last night’s New Zealand Book Design Awards. A sample of their inventive work on Hereaka’s novel is below; the work of all other winners is published at the end of this week’s list.

9 Always italicize by Alice Te Punga Somerville (Auckland University Press, $24.99)

New collection of poems, including an epic dedicated to an iconic Auckland street once known as Madeleine Avenue, now renamed Mt Taylor Drive, in Glendowie. It begins

dave dobbyn wrote a song about madeleine avenue.

dlt helped him with that

and it’s a good song

to those of us who grew up in the area,

the street they sing was not ‘avenue de la madeleine’ –

he couldn’t have that kind of name.

it was crazy ave.

It ends

when i was 14

I was in a school production on taurere

and the stories told of people who had known the landscape

before mad ave, before mount taylor drive.

I still don’t know who has the right to cry

who has the right to say

that their place has been removed.

Striking graphic cover; a definite contender for the 2023 New Zealand Book Design Awards.

ten Greta and Valdin by Rebecca K Reilly (Te Herenga Waka University Press, $35)


1 Requires adult supervision by Emily Writes (Penguin Random House, $35)

Publisher’s presentation text: “Requires adult supervision is Emily Writes’ take on growing up and feeling like a real adult. This book examines the growing pains of children and their parents and their attempts to navigate a world that changes by the minute. Emily paints a vivid picture of all the feelings, fortunes and failures that come with trying to be a parent when you don’t always feel up to the task. What it’s like to learn alongside your children. What happens when we get radically honest about the challenges parents face? »

Striking graphic cover; a possible contender for the New Zealand Book Design Awards 2023

2 Maori Made Easy Workbook 1 / Kete 1 by Scotty Morrison (Penguin Random House, $25)

3 Miss Polly’s Kitchen by Polly Markus (Allen & Unwin, $45)

4 Ross Taylor: black and white by Paul Thomas (Upstart Press, $49.99)

5 Yes Minister by Christopher Finlayson (Allen & Unwin, $36.99)

6 Aroha by Hinemoa Elder (Penguin Random House, $30)

seven Maori simplified by Scotty Morrison (Penguin Random House, $38)

8 Everyday Favorites by Vanya Insull (Allen & Unwin, $39.99)

9 Son of a good and lively man by The Crump Brothers (Penguin Random House, $38)

I was sitting in my shed the other day flipping through the New Zealand Poetry Yearbook ’64 — it’s the controversial one, which the Literary Fund refused to sponsor unless six poems were omitted (all filthy little bangers about sex, not worth publishing in the first place: “The Girl next to me, as plump as cream… she is gently chiseled meat/ I was hoping to spread on you-know-which plate/ and poke at leisure with a special mustard,” Christchurch court reporter Richard Packer wrote ). Well, that was the time, gripping and rooted, stained with the swill of six o’clock; and a hero of the time was Barry Crump, then at the height of his fame as the author of best-selling yarn and storybooks, A good and lively man (1960), Hang on to a minute mate (1961), and one of us (1962). Among the contributors to the 1964 poetry directory was Crump’s friend, Jack Lasenby. He writes in his biographical notes at the end of the book: “I am a former deer killer and trapper, but now, married with two children, I am well on my way to Training College. My real claim to fame is that I toured with Crump. My wife adds that real fame can only come by shooting Crump.

My opinion on Son of a good and passionate mana memoir by Barry Crump’s six sons, was published last week.

ten Foulden Maar Fossil Treasures by Daphne Lee & Uwe Kaulfuss & Jo Conran (Otago University Press, $60)

Fouden Maar! The Fouden Maar. It is an amazing paleontological site in Otago, home to countless rare and well-preserved fossils. Fossil treasures is one of the best illustrated books of the year – and it’s a likely contender for the 2023 New Zealand Book Design Awards.

And now to the winners of the New Zealand Book Design Awards 2022, held last night. Xoë Hall’s witty and exuberant revival of Tayi Tibble’s collection of poetry Rangikura won the award for best cover.

Anna Brown and Matt Law won Best Illustrated Book for their work on Anne Noble’s photography book Conversatiō: In the company of bees (Named one of the best picture books of 2021 by ReadingRoom.)

Floor van Lierop won the award for best typography for He Ringatoi O Ngā Tupuna by Hillary and John Mitchell.

Dave Gunson and Alice Bell won Best Educational Book for Gunson’s Inside New Zealand Wildlife. (The image provided was too small to reproduce here.) Emily Joe won Best Children’s Book as the designer (and author and illustrator) of My cat can see ghosts.

Cat Taylor and Evie Kemp win best cookbook award for Lucy Corry Home cooking.

And finally, the ever-fabulous, multi-award-winning Keely O’Shannessy (composed by Tina Delceg) won Best Unillustrated Book for the Paula Morris and Alison Wong anthology. Clear Dawn: new Asian voices from Aotearoa, New Zealand. Congratulations to all of the winners (including Te Kani Price, who won Best Emerging Designer) and thanks to the judges, the wise and venerable Jenna Todd (Organizer), Jenny Nicholls, Johnson Witehira and William Chen. Here is clear dawn in all its O’Shannessian beauty.

Grove Collaborative (NYSE:GROV) trades down 5.3% after insider selling https://oogutiyuushi.com/grove-collaborative-nysegrov-trades-down-5-3-after-insider-selling/ Thu, 22 Sep 2022 14:23:18 +0000 https://oogutiyuushi.com/grove-collaborative-nysegrov-trades-down-5-3-after-insider-selling/

Grove Collaborative Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GROV – Get Rating) stock price fell 5.3% at midday Thursday following insider selling activity. The company traded as low as $3.40 and last traded at $3.40. 921 shares were traded during trading, down 100% from the average session volume of 185,734 shares. The stock previously closed at $3.59. Specifically, major shareholder Sculptor Capital Management, I sold 75,000 shares of the company in a trade dated Monday, September 19. The shares were sold at an average price of $5.48, for a total value of $411,000.00. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 55,000 shares of the company, valued at $301,400. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, accessible via this hyperlink.

Wall Street analysts predict growth

Separately, Telsey Advisory Group began covering Grove Collaborative shares in a research note on Monday, June 27. They set an “outperform” rating and a price target of $10.00 for the stock.

Grove Collaborative Trading down 7.2%

The company’s 50-day moving average is $5.08.

Grove Collaborative (NYSE:GROV – Get Rating) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 11. The company reported ($1.36) EPS for the quarter. The company posted revenue of $79.28 million for the quarter, versus analyst estimates of $73.10 million.

Institutional entries and exits

Several hedge funds have recently increased or reduced their stakes in the company. Exos Asset Management LLC acquired a new position in Grove Collaborative in Q2 worth approximately $25,000. The Leland Stanford Junior University Board of Trustees acquired a new Grove Collaborative position in Q2 worth approximately $272,000. Norwest Venture Partners XIII LP acquired a new position in Grove Collaborative in Q2 worth approximately $2,315,000. Finally, Sculptor Capital LP acquired a new position in Grove Collaborative in Q2 worth approximately $43,039,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 60.99% of the company’s shares.

About Grove Collaborative

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Grove Collaborative Holdings, Inc operates as a plastic neutral consumer product retailer in the United States. It provides households with household cleaning, personal care, laundry, clean beauty, baby care and pet care products. The company is based in San Francisco, California.

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Growing Pet Adoption – Pivotal for Future Pet Demand https://oogutiyuushi.com/growing-pet-adoption-pivotal-for-future-pet-demand/ Wed, 21 Sep 2022 12:00:00 +0000 https://oogutiyuushi.com/growing-pet-adoption-pivotal-for-future-pet-demand/

Dublin, Sept. 21, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — According to market research and competitive intelligence provider Fact.MR, the global animal drug preparation market is estimated to be worth more than US$2 billion in 2022. and is expected to grow at a high CAGR value of 8.2% throughout the forecast years 2022-2032.

The COVID-19 outbreak forced employees to work from home and the unemployment rate rose. As a result, people have had more time to spend at home, which has boosted pet adoption rates around the world.

  • According to the APPA (American Pet Product Association), 90.5 million (70% of households present in the United States) of households in the United States own a pet.

This played a crucial role in driving the growth of the animal drug preparation market. Additionally, new innovations and product development have also amplified the performance of animal drug preparation. Major manufacturers are working hard to maintain a full line of chemical compounds to help veterinarians. Additionally, they focus on improving products and adding ingredients.

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According to Fact.MR analysis, the animal drug preparation market is set to grow owing to the growing awareness of the value of animal health and the benefits of animal drug preparation. Manufacturers need to focus on clinical studies to improve product safety and confidence. Preparation medications are available in several convenient forms. Additionally, pet prep pharmacies can customize the flavors of pet medications, making it easier to manage.

The Growing Importance of the Pharmacist Training for Compounding for Animals

Recently, there have been initiatives to incorporate more specific training for veterinarians, which was not traditionally included by many pharmacy schools in their curricula before. However, pharmacists, through independent continuing education, receive a majority of training specific to veterinary pharmacy, including compounding.

Moreover, in recent years, the preparation market has undergone a complete transformation due to an increase in the approval of the practice by owners. Aspects that favorably affect the target market include better understanding of the therapeutic indications of various drugs, increased availability and use of animal health insurance, and improved animal welfare activities.

Key insights from market research

  • The global animal drug preparation market is expected to expand at a CAGR of 8.2% and reach US$4,419.6 million by 2032.
  • The market posted a CAGR of 6.3% from 2017 to 2021.
  • Under product, CNS agents are valued at US$719 million in 2022.
  • North America led the global market with 65.4% share in 2021.
  • Animal drug compounding revenues are expected to grow at CAGRs of 8.4% and 10.3%, respectively, in North America and Latin America.

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  • By product:
    • Anti-invective
      • Metronidazole
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    • Anti-inflammatory
      • Prednisolone
      • Tramadol
      • Other anti-inflammatory
    • CNS agents
      • Potassium bromide
      • Gabapentin
      • Other CNS agents
    • Gastrointestinal drugs
      • Apomorphine
      • Ursodiol
      • Cisapride
      • Other gastrointestinal drugs
    • Others
  • By administration:
    • Oral
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    • Topical
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Market development

Suppliers of animal medicine preparations are focusing on new product development and also investing in flavor customization. The major players are also focusing on the offering of Compound Medicines in various forms. Additionally, the focus on quality control and producer compliance will enhance market credibility in the coming years.

Additionally, the target market is crucial to bridge the gap between alternative veterinary treatment options and the lesser availability of approved drugs for animal medicine.

In the animal drug preparation market, inorganic tactics such as mergers and acquisitions are becoming popular.

  • As an illustration, Wedgewood Pharmacy successfully acquired Wildlife Pharmaceuticals and its subsidiary zoo pharm.

Obtaining FDA approval is a primary tactic for all manufacturers. They are taking steps to obtain FDA clearance for drug preparation.

  • For example, Wedgewood Pharmacy has obtained a license from the New York State regulatory authority to offer compound drugs.

Pet care is usually a very expensive affair that is beyond the reach of low-income households. Pet owners generally prefer going to licensed compounding pharmacies as they offer better services at a reasonable price.

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MRI Guided Drug Delivery Market – MRI Guided Drug Delivery or Magnetic Resonance Guided Drug Delivery is part of an advanced drug delivery system that helps transport a therapeutic agent from the delivery site to the targeted area. The growing demand for MRI-guided drug delivery is due to its non-invasive or minimally invasive approach, which causes fewer side effects and less pain compared to other alternatives.

Parenteral Drugs Market – The parenteral drugs market is poised to reach a staggering valuation of US$802 billion by the end of the forecast period 2019-2029. Parenteral drug manufacturers are currently focused on maintaining the high quality of their products. Single-use technology maintains the quality of biological parenteral drugs. Additionally, manufacturers are striving to incorporate quality by design (QbD) into their processes.

Animal Antibiotics Market – Animal antibiotics are gaining ground in case of prevention and treatment of diseases in animals, mainly bacterial diseases. The use of animal antibiotics has become very imperative in the animal welfare program, which is driving the adoption rate of animal antibiotics. Widespread implementation of “prevention is better than cure” in animal welfare is strengthening the vigor of animal antibiotics.

Animal Probiotics Market – Animal probiotics are widely accepted today, and rapidly evolving technology related to molecular biology and gene sequencing are helping researchers dig deep to explore new probiotic applications for animals. Over time, livestock and beef producers have increased the adoption of animal probiotics for commercial poultry and livestock feed to alter gastrointestinal flora, which continues to drive probiotic sales. animals, which has a positive impact on the animal probiotics market.

Animal Models Market – The animal models market is expected to be worth US$1.7 billion in 2022, growing to US$2.9 billion by 2032, documenting a CAGR of 5.5% from 2022 to 2032. Over the period of Estimated from 2022 to 2032, the demand for animal models in academic and research institutions is expected to increase at a CAGR of 6%. In 2021, the industry was valued at US$1.6 billion and is expected to grow at an annual expansion rate of 6.2% in 2022.

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]]> Owners selling historic Blue Hill Inn hope buyer will continue their legacy https://oogutiyuushi.com/owners-selling-historic-blue-hill-inn-hope-buyer-will-continue-their-legacy/ Wed, 21 Sep 2022 05:00:00 +0000 https://oogutiyuushi.com/owners-selling-historic-blue-hill-inn-hope-buyer-will-continue-their-legacy/

When Isaac Robbins was eight, he remembers going to a friend’s birthday party at an idiosyncratic, sprawling old house in Blue Hill that had arches and turrets like a castle.

So when the building, known as the Barncastle, came up for sale in 2007, he and his wife, Lori, jumped at the chance to buy it. Since then, they have transformed the Barncastle into a go-to destination for food and music on the Blue Hill Peninsula.

But now, after 16 summer seasons, they are looking for someone else to take over. The Barncastle Hotel and Restaurant, as it was dubbed under Robbins, went on sale earlier this month. Built in 1884 by Boston architect and Blue Hill native George Clough, the five-bedroom, 9,000-square-foot hotel is listed at $1.6 million.