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  • Jul
    05
    Events for the Week


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    Take a peek at what is happing this week at the 2018 WCAP Meetings in Vancouver!

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  • Jul
    01
    Interpretive Summary: Temporal pattern changes in duodenal protein tyrosine nitration events in response to Eimeria acervulina infection in chickens


    June JAS
    A recent article in the June 2018 Issue of the Journal of Animal Science was published by a laboratory focusing on protein tyrosine residue nitration in epithelial cells and their signal transduction processes during infection.

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  • Jul
    01
    Interpretive Summary: Poor feed efficiency in sheep is associated with several structural abnormalities in the community metabolic network of their ruminal microbes


    June JAS
    In a June 2018 article published in the Journal of Animal Science, researchers investigated the relationship between feed efficiency in sheep and their ruminal microbiomes.

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  • Jun
    28
    Don't Miss Out! 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
    28
    Interpretive Summary: Supplementation of fructooligosaccharides to suckling piglets affects intestinal microbiota colonization and immune development


    June JAS
    The June 2018 Issue of the Journal of Animal Science published a study investigating the effects of orally supplemented fructooligosaccharides (FOS) on intestinal development in suckling piglets.

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  • Jun
    28
    Interpretive Summary: Effects of Lactobacillus reuteri LR1 on the growth performance, intestinal morphology, and intestinal barrier function in weaned pigs.


    June JAS
    In a June 2018 article published in the Journal of Animal Science, researchers investigated the effects of probiotic supplementation on intestinal barrier function and morphology, immune response, and the growth performance of weaned pigs.

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  • Jun
    28
    Interpretive Summary: Investigation of maternal breed and rearing type on calf rumen microbiome from day 28 through weaning


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    As there is an increase in population, feed cost, and urbanization, it is becoming increasingly difficult to meet consumer demands.

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  • Jun
    28
    Interpretive Summary: The influence of age and environmental conditions on supplement intake and behavior of winter grazing beef cattle on mixed-grass rangelands


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    During the winter in the western U.S., harvested forages are used to meet nutrient requirements for grazing livestock, but the cost of these resources is increasing.

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  • Jun
    24
    Agricultural Biosecurity Coordination Network Funding


    NIFA recently announced a new funding opportunity for establishing an agricultural biosecurity coordination network as part of the request for applications (RFA) for the AFRI Foundational & Applied Science Program.

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  • Jun
    24
    Update on Food Labelling Regulations


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    Read more abut the new food labelling regulations meant to provide uniform and clear information to consumers.

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  • Jun
    24
    Interested in the ASAS Public Policy Committee?


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    The ASAS Public Policy Committee (PPC) was formed in 2009 to help ASAS shape public policy and public opinion related to all aspects of food animals and companion animals by engaging policy makers.

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  • Jun
    24
    D.C. Update


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

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  • Jun
    21
    Events for Thursday


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    Take a quick peek at the events for Thursday June 21, 2018.

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  • Jun
    21
    Please Welcome Our New Board Member


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    Please welcome Kasey as the newest board member!

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  • Jun
    21
    Congratulations Award Winners


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    Please take a moment to congratulate all of the 2018 WSASAS Award Winners!

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  • Jun
    21
    Recap of "The effect of cow udder score on subsequent calf performance in the Nebraska Sandhills" at the 2018 WSASAS Beef Management Symposium


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    Catch up on what happened at the 2018 WSASAS Beef Management symposium with an interpretive summary.

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  • Jun
    21
    Recap of Dr. Barry Perryman at the WSASAS Beef Symposium


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    Catch up on what happened at the WSASAS Beef Symposium with this interpretive summary of Dr. Barry Perryman's presentation.

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  • Jun
    20
    Events for Wednesday


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    Take a quick peek at the events for Wednesday June 20, 2018.

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  • Jun
    20
    Good Luck to Competitors


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    This year at the 2018 WSASAS Annual Meeting, undergraduate and graduate students will compete by presenting their research in poster, written or oral formats.

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  • Jun
    20
    Highlights from the 2018 WSASAS Beef Symposium


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    During the 2018 WSASAS beef symposium, grazing and land management in the Western US was highlighted.

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