Featured Articles

  • Jun
    18
    Interpretive Summary: Fecal microbiota composition changes after a BW loss diet in Beagle dogs


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    An recent article published in the May 2018 issue of the Journal of Animal Science explored how weight loss affects the fecal microbiota in obese Beagle dogs.

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  • Jun
    18
    Interpretive Summary: Endogenous fat loss and true total tract digestibility of poultry fat in adult dogs


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    In a July 2017 article published in the Journal of Animal Science, researchers evaluated the true total tract digestibility, apparent total tract digestibility and endogenous fat loss in dogs fed differing ratios of fat to carbohydrates.

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  • Jun
    18
    Why Being an Animal Scientist is Awesome


    Life as an animal scientist definitely has its perks. One proclaims it could be thee most coveted position on Earth.

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  • Jun
    14
    Interpretive Summary: Identification of differentially expressed proteins in testicular semen of sex-reversed female (XX) and normal male (XY) rainbow trout.


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    An article published July 2017 in the Journal of Animal Science begins such comparisons by investigating expressed proteins in testicular semen of sex-reversed female (XX) and normal male (XY) rainbow trout.

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  • Jun
    14
    Interpretive Summary: Prospecting genomic regions associated with columnaris disease in two rainbow trout breeding populations.


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    A study published in August 2017 in the Journal of Animal Science investigates the genetic variance of columnaris disease (CD) associated with two rainbow trout populations.

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  • Jun
    14
    Interpretive Summary: Identification of oxidatively modified proteins during cryopreservation of carp semen.


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    In an article published in the April issue of the Journal of Animal Science, authors compared the degree of protein oxidation between fresh, fresh-diluted and cryopreserved carp semen.

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  • Jun
    14
    Interpretive Summary: Rearing in captivity affects spermatogenesis and sperm quality in the greater amberjack, Seriola dumerili (Risso, 1810)


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    In September 2017, Journal of Animal Science published an article investigating the impact of rearing in captivity on spermatogenesis and sperm quality in greater amberjack.

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  • Jun
    14
    Interpretive Summary: Oxytetracycline does not cause growth promotion in finfish.


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    In a March 2018 article published in the Journal of Animal Science, researchers investigated the effects of oxytetracycline on finfish.

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  • Jun
    14
    Preston Appreciation Club


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    Learn more about the American Society of Animal Science Foundation "Appreciation Club" fun established in honor of Dr. Rodney L. Preston.

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  • Jun
    10
    Congratulations to the Virtual Belmont Stakes Winner


    ROS Bashing
    Congratulations ROS Bashing! Read here on how ROS Bashing Won the Virtual Belmont Stakes!

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  • Jun
    10
    Nobel Laureate to Speak at Nonruminant Symposia at the 2018 ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting


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    We are excited to announce Nobel Laureate, Dr. Luc Montagnier will be speaking during the Nonruminant Nutrition Symposium: New Swine Science in the Omics Era at the 2018 ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting & Trade Show.

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  • Jun
    10
    June JAS Now Online


    June JAS
    The new issue of the Journal of Animal Science is now online! June 2018 issue (Volume 96, issue 6)

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  • Jun
    10
    New Animal Frontiers Online


    AF April
    A new issue of Animal Frontiers is out! Make sure to catch up with the featured articles.

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  • Jun
    10
    Interpretive Summary: Early life thermal stress: Impact on Future Thermotolerance, Stress Response, Behavior, and Intestinal Morphology in Piglets Exposed to a Heat Stress Challenge During Simulated Transport


    May JAS
    A recent article published in the May 2018 Issue of the Journal of Animal Science delves into evaluating how early life thermal stress on newly weaned piglets affects thermoregulation, stress response, and intestinal health later on when piglets are simultaneously placed under heat stress conditions and simulated transport.

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  • Jun
    06
    Update on Aging Gracefully


    Aging Gracefully
    Hearts broke as Aging Gracefully slipped down the ranks during the Preakness and hopes for a Triple Crown Winner now elude the research community this year.

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  • Jun
    06
    Update on Conjugate Driven


    Conjugate Driven
    Third time a charm, but the odds for this colt have gone from unfavorable to almost impossible.

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  • Jun
    06
    Update on Wandering Soul


    Wandering Soul
    Defying the social norms of a typical horse, Wandering Soul appears to revel in tight quarters and fear fellow equines putting his career in quite a pickle.

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  • Jun
    06
    Update on ROS Bashing


    ROS Bashing
    Feeling a bit distraught at a second failed attempt, Trainer Sullivan has taken desperate measures in response to the threat of veterinarians pulling his license if he were to increase selenium uptake in his horse further.

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  • Jun
    06
    Update on HyperLoop


    HyperLoop
    Race enthusiasts were beginning to wonder if this four-legged object was a horse or a high strung movable dart board.

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  • Jun
    06
    Update on Sugar Link


    Sugar Link
    This girl gave a Pepto Preakness Stakes performance to remember!

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