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a mark put on the skin of animals as a means of identification. In livestock several methods are used. Fire-branding with a hot iron is the traditional method for horses and cattle but is being supplanted by the much superior freeze branding. For sheep the branding of the surface of the fleece with tar or paint has been used for a long time but may have very damaging effects on the fleece and has been replaced by special branding formulations. See also tattooing.

brand cancer
a mass of granulation tissue at the site of a fire-brand. Is usually chronic inflammatory tissue.
brand register
a list of brands and owners maintained by a statutory authority to facilitate legal identification of animals.

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Q. What are the Brands of Sodium-phenobarbitone drug in Bangladesh?

A. maybe this link will help-

if not- i recommend asking an Indian pharmacist..

Q. I'm concerned that my calcium supplements are contaminated w seashells or cow bones. Which brands are best

A. there should be labeled as "from animal source".
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It has also been engaging in community events for the purpose of building brand recognition and raising awareness.
Brand recognition was a problem for ProSource because in 1999 it went through a name change and at the same time was acquired by Agriliance, the agronomy marketing joint venture between CHS Cooperatives, Land O'Lakes, Inc.
While brides are the primary target for all five brands, the lowest brand recognition came from the 18- to 29-age group, which is the dominant age group for marriage.
It can also increase the productivity of workers, address brand recognition, encourage shoppers to spend more, and enhance the living experience of occupants, say experts in the industry.
Oneida also has a higher brand recognition than any other upstairs tabletop supplier: 5 percentage points higher than lenox and 11 higher than Waterford.