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  • Apr
    04
    Researchers Aim to Further Enrich Eggs, Poultry Meat with Omega-3 Fatty Acids


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    A recent article in the Penn State News highlights research that aims to further enrich eggs, poultry and meat.

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  • Apr
    04
    Western Section Speaker Previews


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    Don't miss the wonderful symposia at this years Western Section of ASAS. Today we would like to highlight some of the speakers that will be addressing the issue of "Grazing and Land Management in the Western US – Challenges, Tools, and Opportunities" during the WSASAS Beef Symposium.

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  • Apr
    04
    Interpretive Summary: Decision Making Tools: BeefTracker Mobile App for Tracking and Analysis of Beef Herd Pasture Use and Location


    In September 2017, Translational Animal Science published an article that reviewed a mobile app for tracking and analyzing beef herd pasture use and location.

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  • Apr
    01
    Submit a Session Proposal for the 2019 AAAS Annual Meeting


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    The AAAS Annual Meeting is the world’s largest multidisciplinary science gathering, with exciting scientific sessions, renowned speakers, and valuable networking opportunities.

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  • Apr
    01
    Interpretive Summary: Genotype by Environment Interaction for Stayability of Red Angus in the United States


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    A recent study published in the 2018 February issue of the Journal of Animal Science evaluated the presence of genotype by environment interaction for the stayability in Red Angus in the United States.

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  • Apr
    01
    Interpretive Summary: Evaluation of Conjugated Linoleic Acid Supplementation on Markers of Joint Inflammation and Cartilage Metabolism in Young Horses Challenged with Lipopolysaccharide


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    In an article published in the 2018 February issue of the Journal of Animal Science, researchers studied the effect of dietary conjugated linoleic acid on bacterial lipopolysaccharide (LPS)-induced joint inflammation in horses.

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  • Apr
    01
    Researcher Studying Risk of Spreading African Swine Fever Virus in Feed


    A recent article in the National Hog Farmer highlights Dr. Megan Niederwerder at Kansas State University for her current research in the African swine fever virus.


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  • Mar
    30
    Interpretive Summary: Genetic Diversity and Population Structure of the Synthetic Pannon White Rabbit Revealed by Pedigree Analyses


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    In a study published in the April 2010 issue of the Journal of Animal Science, a Hungary-based research team analyzed the demographic, history, current status, ad efficiency of the mating strategy of the Pannon White rabbits.

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  • Mar
    30
    What to Do if You Receive a Bunny for Easter


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    It's that time of year again when baby bunnies seem to be the hot item on the gift list. It is important to know the best ways to care for your new pet and keep them happy and healthy.

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  • Mar
    30
    Interpretive Summary: Investigation of the Oviductal Glycoprotein 1 (OVGP1) Gene Associated with Embryo Survival and Development in the Rabbit


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    An article published in the May 2010 Journal of Animal Science investigated the association of the OVGP1 gene with embryo survival and development in the rabbit.

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  • Mar
    30
    Interpretive Summary: DNA Methylation and Hydroxymethylation in Early Rabbit Embryo: Consequence of In Vitro Culture


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    An abstract published in the September 2016 issue of the Journal of Animal Science used early rabbit embryos to explore how early gene activation is affected by the in-vitro environment where the embryo grows.

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  • Mar
    30
    Interpretive Summary: Analysis of Cytochrome b Gene Variations Shows that Amami Rabbit (Pentalagus Furnessi) and European Rabbit (Oryctolagus Cuniculus) have Close Genetic Structure


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    In an abstract published in the September 2016 issue of the Journal of Animal Science, scientists investigated the evolutionary relationship of the Amami rabbit.

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  • Mar
    30
    Interpretive Summary: Effects of Diets Containing Psyllium Seed Husks on Carcass Composition, Fatty Acid Profile, and Cholesterol of Rabbits


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    In April 2016, Journal of Animal Science published an abstract of a study investigating the effect of feeding diets containing psyllium seed husks on rabbits.

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  • Mar
    30
    The History of the Easter Bunny


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    In a world full of ongoing scientific discoveries, there remains one facet of research seemingly lost in a foggy, cloud of ambiguity: the origin of the “Easter Bunny”.

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  • Mar
    28
    ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting Information


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    Abstract Submissions for the 2018 ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting are now closed! Make sure to keep an eye out for Meeting Updates with highlights from the upcoming symposia.

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  • Mar
    28
    USAID Survey on Research Needs to Improve Animal Health


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    USAID is seeking input on how to prioritize research on livestock diseases in Feed the Future target countries.

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  • Mar
    28
    Interpretive Summary: Development and Validation of a Small SNP Panel for Feed Efficiency in Beef Cattle


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    In a recent study published in the February 2018 issue of the Journal of Animal Science, a research time at the University of Alberta developed and validated a cost-effective small single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) marker panel.

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  • Mar
    28
    Interpretive Summary: Impact of Mycoplasma Hyopneumoniae and Lawsonia Intracellularis on the Performance of Pigs Divergently Selected for Feed Efficiency


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    In February 2018, Journal of Animal Science published an article investigating the impact of selecting pigs for feed efficiency on their response to disease.

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  • Mar
    25
    Requests for Comments


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    Two requests for public comment that may be of interest to ASAS members are open now.

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  • Mar
    25
    Is it 'Natural'? Consumers, and Lawyers want to know


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    A recent article published in the New York Times discusses the questions of product labeling.

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