Featured Articles

  • Mar
    07
    Interpretive Summary: Determining the Impact of Increasing SID Lysine for Primiparous and Multiparous Sows During Lactation


    A research team at Kansas State University, in collaboration with Pillen Family Farms, has conducted two experiments to determine the impact of increasing standardized ileal digestible lysine for primiparous and multiparous sows during lactation.

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  • Mar
    05
    FASS-AFIA New Frontiers in Animal Nutrition Award


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    Take the time to nominate your colleague for the FASS-AFIA New Frontiers in Animal Nutrition Award.

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  • Mar
    05
    ICDP Meeting 2019


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    Don't miss the ICDP 17th International Conference on Production Diseases in Farm Animals June 27-29 in Bern, Switzerland.

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  • Mar
    05
    2018 WSASAS Meeting FAQ


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    Do you have questions about submission of abstracts and proceedings for the 2018 WSASAS Meeting? A recent FAQ document has been compiled to help with your questions.

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  • Mar
    05
    Texas A&M University International Beef Academy to Debut


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    Texas A&M University is planning an exclusively online advanced learning experience.

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  • Mar
    05
    Interpretive Summary: Risk Factors Associated with Animal Mortality in Pasture-Based, Seasonal-Calving Dairy and Beef Herds


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    In January 2018, Journal of Animal Science published an article that investigated the risk factors associated with animal mortality in pasture-based, seasonal-calving dairy and beef herds.

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  • Mar
    05
    Interpretive Summary: Effect of Ruminal Acidosis and Short-Term Low Feed Intake on Indicators of Gastrointestinal Barrier Function in Holstein Steers


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    A recent study published in the Journal of Animal Science in February 2018, researchers looked at the effects of low feed intake and rumen acidosis on gastrointestinal tract barrier of Holstein steers.


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  • Mar
    05
    Midwest Meeting Update


    This year at the 2018 Midwest Annual Meeting, a new symposium highlighting the interaction of nutrition, immunology and gut integrity will be held.

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  • Mar
    05
    Ruminant Programming at Midwest 2018


    There is more "non-pig"/ruminant programming than ever before at Midwest 2018. Learn more about what is offered.

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  • Mar
    01
    In Memory of Dean Earl Hawkins


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    In Memory: Dean Earl Hawkins of Canyon, TX, passed away on February 27, 2018 after a valiant fight against brain cancer.

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  • Feb
    28
    Its National Pig Day!!


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    ​The Daily Herald has published the seven things you need to know for National Pig Day!

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  • Feb
    28
    Want to Submit a Poster for the 2018 Regional Meeting of the Northeast Section of ASAS and Branch of ADSA?


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    Are you planning to submit a POSTER for the 2018 Regional Meeting of the Northeast Section of ASAS and Branch of ADSA, March 23-24, 2018 in Storrs, CT?

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  • Feb
    28
    Judges Still Needed!


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    COMPETITION JUDGES NEEDED! Colleagues, you are not too late!
    More students participating than ever so we need more judges! Please consider helping at this years ASAS/ADSA Midwest Meeting in Omaha.

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  • Feb
    28
    Call for Western Section Abstracts and Proceedings Papers


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    We are now taking Western Section Abstracts and Proceedings. Submissions will remain open through March 16, 2018.

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  • Feb
    28
    Interpretive Summary: Cultured Equine Satellite Cells as a Model System to Assess Leucine Stimulated Protein Synthesis in Horse Muscle


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    A research team at the University of Minnesota has found that the amino acid leucine activates the mTOR translation initiation pathway and increases transcription of global proteins in cultured equine satellite cells.

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  • Feb
    28
    Interpretive Summary: Responses of Pregnant Ewes and Young Lambs to Ovalbumin Immunization, Antiovalbumin Antibody Transfer to Lambs, and Temporal Changes in Antiovalbumin Antibody


    A recent study published in Translational Animal Science in December 2017, researchers investigated immunity in lambs by measuring anti-ovalbumin antibody (OV-IgG).

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  • Feb
    28
    The Animals of Vancouver


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    By attending the 2018 ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting in Vancouver, you can learn a lot about animals, apart from the meeting.

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  • Feb
    26
    Don't Forget to Donate $20 in '18!


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    Support ASAS's Public Policy by donating an extra $20 in '18!

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  • Feb
    26
    Communicating Science - Connecting Journalists with Experts


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    The American Association for the Advancement of Science has launched SciLine, as a journalist resource for scientific expertise and context on deadline.

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  • Feb
    26
    D.C. Update for February


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    Our D.C. representative, Lowell Randel provides the latest policy news coming out of Washington D.C.

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