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    Physiology and Endocrinology Symposium: Regulation of the Growing Follicle Pool – Basic and Applied Aspects


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    The Physiology and Endocrinology Symposium held on Wednesday, July 11th at the ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting focused on the regulation of the growing follicle pool.

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    Interpretive Summary: Diurnal heat stress reduces pig intestinal integrity and increases endotoxin translocation


    An article published in the February issue of Translational Animal Science, investigators used a diurnal heat stress model to determine how three days of cyclic heat stress affected pig growth performance, and the movement of bacteria and associated toxins from the gastrointestinal tract to the rest of the pig’s body.

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    New July JAS Now Online


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    A new issue of the Journal of Animal Science is out! Don't forget to take a look at all the new exciting research now published.

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    Interpretive Summary: Temporal pattern changes in duodenal protein tyrosine nitration events in response to Eimeria acervulina infection in chickens.


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    In a June 2018 article published in the Journal of Animal Science, researchers studied Eimeria acervulina infection in broiler chickens.

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    A Successful Meeting!


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    Thank you to all those who attended this years WCAP and ASAS-CSAS Annual Meetings! It was such a success.

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    Forages and Pastures Symposium: Water-Use Efficiency at the Forage-Animal Interface


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    The Forages and Pastures Symposium that took place on Wednesday, July 11th at the ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting invited speakers to discuss water-use efficiency at the forage-animal interface.

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    Events for Thursday July 12th


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    Take a peek at what's happening on the last day of the 2018 ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting in Vancouver.

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    ASAS Graduate Student Symposium: Communication in Animal Science


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    On July 10th, the ASAS Graduate Student Symposium consisted of many informative presentations on how to communicate more effectively in the scientific community.

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    Forages and Pastures Symposium: System Research


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    Multiple speakers presented numerous ideas and findings on Tuesday, July 10th at the Forages and Pastures Symposium during the ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting and Trade Show.

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    Meat Science and Muscle Biology Symposium


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    The Meat Science and Muscle Biology Symposium was held on Wednesday, July 11 at the ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting and gave speakers the opportunity to discuss the impact of inflammation and infection on muscle growth, efficiency, and meat quality.

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    Growth & Development Symposium: Fetal Programming


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    The Growth and Development Symposium held on Tuesday, July 10 at the ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting gave speakers an opportunity to discuss fetal programming.

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    Companion Animal Symposium: Considerations for exotic or wild animals: Marine animal focus


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    The discussion surrounding companion animals continued on Wednesday, July 11 at the ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting with a symposium regarding considerations for exotic or wild animals, specifically marine animals.

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    Jul
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    Congratulations Award Winners


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    Please congratulate all of the 2018 ASAS Award Winners!

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    Events For Wednesday July 11th


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    Take a peek at what is happening on July 11th at the ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting in Vancouver!

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    Comparative Gastrointestinal Physiology Symposium


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    The Comparative Gastrointestinal Physiology Symposium sponsored by Pancosma took place on Tuesday, July 10 at the ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting.

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    Future of data analytics in nutrition


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    The ASN-ASAS Symposium took place on Sunday, July 8 before the official opening ceremony for the ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting.

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    Cell Biology Symposium: Metabolic responses to stress: From the animal to the cell


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    The Cell Biology Symposium at the ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting on Monday, July 9 invited speakers to discuss metabolic responses to stress in the cell to the whole animal.

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    Companion Animal Symposium: Clinical Pet Nutrition


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    The Companion Animal Symposium held on July 9 at the ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting addressed clinical pet nutrition. Adronie Verbrugghe, veterinarian with the Department of Clinical Studies at the Ontario Veterinary College, presented one the different protocols and technologies used to help pets lose weight.

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    Animal Behavior and Well-Being Symposium: Farm animal welfare management practices and consumer perceptions: Finding a common balance without jeoparding productivity


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    The Animal Behavior & Well-Being Symposium at the ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting highland speakers discussing farm animal welfare management practices and the consumer perception, specifically how producers and industry stakeholders can find a balance without jeopardizing productivity.

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    Nutritional and environmental impacts of removing beef cattle from US agriculture ​


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    On Monday, July 9, Robin White, faculty member at Virginia Tech, began the ASAS-CSAS Beef Species Symposium by outlining research concerning the contributions of beef products to U.S. agricultural in terms of human edible nutrient supply and greenhouse gas emissions.

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