Featured Articles

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    Apr
    12
    Interpretative Summary: Zinc Injection as a Novel Castration Method in Beef Bulls: Effects on Performance, Behavior, and Testosterone and Haptoglobin Concentration


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    In March 2018, Journal of Animal Science published an article that investigated the use of a zinc injection as novel castration in beef bulls.

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    Apr
    09
    A Promising Novel Treatment for Equine Herpesvirus Myeloencephalopathy


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    A recent article in American Veterinarian reviews a case study which investigators in southern Germany used heparin as a novel treatment approach during an acute EHV-1 outbreak with the neuropathogenic G2254 /D752 Pol variant.

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    Apr
    09
    Tyson Foods Expanding Safety Programs to 12 Poultry Plants


    A recent article published in U.S. News discusses how Tyson Foods is expanding the safety programs it has been testing in its beef plants to 12 poultry plants.

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    Apr
    09
    Interpretive Summary: The History of Adipocyte and Adipose Tissue Research in Meat Animals


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    A recent article published in the 2018 February issue of the Journal of Animal Science dives into an extensive history of adipocyte and adipose tissue research in meat animals.

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    Apr
    09
    Interpretive Summary: Influence of Feeding Thermally Peroxidized Soybean Oil on Growth Performance, Digestibility, and Gut Integrity in Growing Pigs


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    A recent article published in the February 2018 issue of Journal of Animal Science, researchers looked at the effects peroxidized soybean oil (SO) heated at different temperatures had on growing pigs.

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    Apr
    04
    Animal Behavior and Well-Being Symposia at the 2018 ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting


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    Have you made plans to attend this year’s Animal Behavior and Well-Being Symposia, during the 2018 ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting & Trade Show?

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    Apr
    04
    Pharmgate and ECO Animal Health Partner to Bring Swine Vaccines to Europe


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    A recent article in the National Hog Farmer discuss the need to provide products and services that meet the everyday needs of the farmer and veterinarian.

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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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