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  • Sep
    26
    Objections to Plan S


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    Read more about the European Plan S and the issues associated with the plan.

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  • Sep
    26
    Interpretive Summary: Effect of reduced feed intake in broiler breeder hens on their stress levels and the growth and immunology of their offspring.


    A recent article published in Translational Animal Science explored the effect of feed restriction of hens on the growth and immunity of their offspring.

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  • Sep
    26
    Submit to Translational Animal Science


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    Translational Animal Science is looking for submissions. Take a moment to check out TAS and what this journal has to offer.

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  • Sep
    26
    Changes Coming for the 2019 Joint Midwest ASAS/ADSA Annual Meeting


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    Take a moment to review the changes coming for the 2019 joint Midwest ASAS/ADSA Annual Meeting.

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  • Sep
    26
    Southern Section Meeting Abstract Deadline is October 8th


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    CALL FOR ABSTRACTS
    Members are encouraged to submit abstracts of papers for oral presentation. The deadline to submit an abstract for this meeting is October 8, 2018 at3:00pm CDT.

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  • Sep
    24
    The value of U.S. agricultural exports to Asia is expected to decline in 2019, driven by lower exports to China


    Take a look at the latest quarterly USDA Outlook for Agricultural Trade.

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  • Sep
    24
    September D.C. Update


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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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  • Sep
    23
    Survey Reports American Attitudes on the Use of Genetic Engineering of Animals


    The Pew Research Center published a report in August based on a survey of just over 2,500 adults in the US and their feelings on the use of genetic engineering (GE) of animals.

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  • Sep
    23
    USDA, FDA to Hold Joint Public Meeting on the Use of Cell Culture Technology.


    The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will host a joint public meeting October 23-24, 2018, to discuss the use of cell culture technology to develop products derived from livestock and poultry as announced in a USDA press release.

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  • Sep
    20
    Interpretive Summary: Effect of humic substances on rumen fermentation, nutrient digestibility, methane emissions, and rumen microbiota in beef heifers.


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    A recent article in the September 2018 Issue of the Journal of Animal Science explores the use of humic substances (HS) as an alternative feed additive.

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  • Sep
    19
    Check out the September Highlight on Animal Smart


    The September highlight on Animal Smart is about Mammals. Also, don't forget to sign your child/students up to be Jr. Animal Scientists!

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  • Sep
    19
    Recruit Members - Win a Computer!


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    We need your help! ASAS has been fortunate enough to enjoy record membership over the last 5 years - and we are hoping to continue to build on that momentum. Recruit members and win a computer!

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  • Sep
    16
    New September 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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  • Sep
    16
    Interpretive Summary: Analysis of temporal fecal microbiota dynamics in weaner pigs with and without exposure to enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli.


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    In a September 2018 article published in the Journal of Animal Science, researchers studied how exposures to ETEC affected the fecal microbiota of post-weaning pigs and profiled temporal shifts in pig fecal microbiota during weaning transition.

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  • Sep
    16
    2019 Midwestern Section Call for Abstracts and Early Registration


    Members are encouraged to submit abstracts of papers for oral or poster presentation. The deadline to submit an abstract for this meeting is November 8, 2018, at 3:00 pm CST.

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  • Sep
    12
    Become a Jr. Animal Scientist


    Sign your child/students up to be Jr. Animal Scientists! This membership from the American Society of Animal Science (ASAS) is a great way for kids to learn about science and the animal world.

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  • Sep
    12
    Southern Section Election Nominations


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    The 2018/19 Nominating Committee is beginning their work and is soliciting membership for potential candidates to be considered for the office of Secretary/Treasurer-Elect, National Director and Graduate Director. Please consider making a nomination.

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  • Sep
    12
    2019 Southern Section Meeting - Call for Abstracts


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    Members are encouraged to submit abstracts of papers for oral presentation. The deadline to submit an abstract for this meeting is October 8, 2018 at 3:00 pm CDT.

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  • Sep
    12
    Changes Coming for the 2019 Joint Midwest ASAS/ADSA Annual Meeting


    Please take a moment to review the changes that are coming for the 2019 Joint Midwest ASAS/ADSA Annual Meeting.

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  • Sep
    10
    Interpretive Summary: Identifying the optimal course delivery platform in an undergraduate animal behavior research course.


    In an August 2018 article published in Translational Animal Science, researchers studied the outcomes of three pedagogical approaches on student outcomes in an undergraduate animal behavior research course.

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