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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of the fleece with tar or paint has been used for a long time but may have very damaging effects on the fleece and has been replaced by special branding formulations.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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Brands must be authentic if they are to connect with people (and employees can smell "spin" from a mile away).
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And finally, we're recognizing that brands involve not just customers outside the organization, but also employees, managers, and stakeholders within a company.
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They reduce their risk by selecting dependable quality brands that also offer good value.
Both views reflect a belief in brands as assets--items of value that must be managed for profitability and survival.
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Turley says that brands must get back in touch with today's buyer values without migrating away from the brand's core values.
Look at all the brands that surround you from the computer you use and the soda you drink to the distinctive dial tone you hear when you pick up the phone.