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  • Aug
    14
    Early Registration Discount - Midwest 2020


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    Don't miss out on your opportunity to register for the Midwest 2020 Meetings at a discounted rate!

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  • Aug
    14
    Plant Secondary Compounds in Livestock Systems to Produce Functional Foods Symposium Recap


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    Did you miss the Plant Secondary Compounds in Livestock Systems symposium at the Annual Meeting? Check out this recap of what happened?

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  • Aug
    14
    Interpretive Summary: Phosphorus digestibility of hybrid rye


    Rye grass
    A recent study published in the July 2019 issue of Translational Animal Science, the digestibility of Phosphorus in hybrid rye as compared to barley, wheat, corn, and sorghum was evaluated to characterize its usefulness in pig feed.

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  • Aug
    14
    Interpretive Summary: Sodium caseinate and fiber digestion in horses


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    An article published in the February 2019 Issue of the Journal of Animal Science evaluates the supplementation of sodium caseinate on hindgut fermentation and fiber digestion.

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  • Aug
    12
    Interpretive Summary: Hormonal regulation of VEGFA in granulosa and theca cells


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    A recent study in the Journal of Animal Science investigated hormonal regulation of vascular endothelial Growth Factor A in bovine granulosa cells and theca cells.

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  • Aug
    12
    Interpretive Summary: Using firocoxib for stress reduction


    Recently published research in the July 2019 edition of the Journal of Animal Science outlines the potentially positive use of firocoxib for stress reduction when processing piglets.

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  • Aug
    12
    Nominate Today


    Nominate
    Please take a moment to nominate a deserving colleague for one of the ADSA Northeast Branch/ASAS Northeastern Section awards.

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  • Aug
    12
    Western Section Representative


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    Western Section ASAS members - please take a moment to review bios for the Western Section Representative on the National Board.

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  • Aug
    08
    Interpretive Summary: Carcass and meat quality effects for polymorphisms


    An article published in the February 2019 Issue of the Journal of Animal Science investigated enhanced estimates of polymorphism effects on carcass and meat quality.

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  • Aug
    07
    Interpretive Summary: Nutrient use and individual requirements of lactating sows


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    A recent study in the Journal of Animal Science modeled and critically examined the variability of nutrient requirements among individual sows’

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  • Aug
    07
    August Highlight on Animal Smart


    Check out the August Highlight on Animal Smart and learn about showing livestock! Also, don't forget to sign your child/students up to be Jr. Animal Scientists!

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  • Aug
    05
    Congratulations 2019 National Award Recipients


    National Awards
    The American Society of Animal Science would again like to congratulate all recipients of the 2019 National Awards.

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  • Aug
    04
    Hands-On Workshop


    The National Pork Boards Pig Welfare Symposium will offer hands-on workshops.

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  • Aug
    04
    Interpretive Summary: Gastrointestinal morphology and nutrient digestibility in weaned pigs


    A recent study in the Journal of Animal Science analyzed the correlation between enterocyte proliferation with intestinal morphology and nutrient digestibility in weaned pigs.

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  • Aug
    04
    Interpretive Summary: Increased energy and amino acid intake during late gestation of sows


    A recent article published in the Journal of Animal Science determines the effects of increased energy and amino acid intake during late gestation on sow performance.

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  • Aug
    01
    Interpretive Summary: Residual feed intake in beef cattle


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    An article published in the Journal of Animal Science compared protein turnover and nutrient transporters in the ruminal epithelium of high RFI and low RFI cattle.

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  • Aug
    01
    Interpretive Summary: Using dietary deoxynivalenol and oral lipopolysaccharides in broiler chickens


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    An article published in the Journal of Animal Science evaluated the effects of deoxynivalenol and lipopolysaccharide on the intestinal health of broiler chickens.

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  • Jul
    28
    More Protection for Animal Research Information


    Supreme Court
    The Supreme Courts new ruling will offer more protection for animal research information.


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  • Jul
    28
    Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee


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    The public comments poured in after the second Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee meeting.

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  • Jul
    28
    U.S Gene Editing Regulations


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    The animal scientists and producers in the United States are questioning the proposed gene editing regulations.


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