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  • Jun
    01
    Call for input: U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Beef


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    Members of U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (USRSB) developed a Sustainability Framework. Now, the organization has opened a 60-day comment period.

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  • Jun
    01
    Deadline for Comment on Global Strategic Directions for Meat Science Extended


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    The Australian Meat Processor Corporation (AMPC) has issued an international invitation to animal and meat scientists to participate in an initiative to identify strategic research streams for the next decade.

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  • Jun
    01
    D.C. Update


    House Fails to Pass Farm Bill
    The House of Representatives voted down its version of the Farm Bill on Friday, May 18th.

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  • May
    24
    Interpretive Summary: Supplementation of Bacillus subtilis-Based Probiotic Reduces Heat Stress-Related Behaviors and Inflammatory Response in Broiler Chickens.


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    The effects of supplementing a Bacillus subtilis-based probiotic in the diet of broiler chickens during heat stress (HS) was examined in a recent article published in the May 2018 Issue of the Journal of Animal Science.

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  • May
    24
    New Feature: Article Split View for Journals


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    Article Split View, an enhanced article experience, is now available for all journals on the Oxford Academic platform.

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  • May
    24
    2018 ASAS National Elections


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    As a member of the American Society of Animal Science, you have the opportunity to vote for President-Elect and three Directors-at-Large to serve on the Board of Directors of ASAS.

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  • May
    24
    Early Registration and Housing for ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting


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    Register today to take advantage of discounted meeting registration rates.

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  • May
    24
    Interpretive Summary: Effect of Single Dose of Meloxicam Prior to Band or Knife Castration in 1-wk-old Beef Calves: I. Acute Pain


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    n April 2018, Journal of Animal Science published an article that investigated the effect of a single dose of meloxicam prior to castration on acute pain in 1-week old beef calves.

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  • May
    21
    Interpretive Summary: Genetic Parameters for Fecal Egg Counts and their Relationship with Body Weights in Katahdin Lambs


    May JAS
    In the May, 2018 issue of the Journal of Animal Science, researchers explored how Katahdin sheep genetics and body weights correlate with gastrointestinal parasite infection.

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  • May
    21
    Attend the 12th World Conference on Animal Production


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    Have you made your plans to attend the 12th World Conference on Animal Production (WCAP)! WCAP will be hosted this year in Vancouver on July 5-8 just before the 2018 ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting.

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  • May
    21
    ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting and Trade Show Draft Program and Abstracts Now Available


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    The scientific draft of the 2018 ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting and Trade Show program is now online.

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  • May
    21
    Congratulations Sugar Link!


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    Congratulations to Sugar Link! Take a look at a minute by minute account of his victory.

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  • May
    19
    Update on Sugar Link


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    This filly was just short of the two leaders, but pulled out all the stops…or rather, sent out all the stops…to finish in a solid third.

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  • May
    19
    Update on HyperLoop


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    This poor filly cannot seem to catch a break after her jaunt across the infield in the Derby.

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  • May
    19
    Update on ROS Bashing


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    Just shy of claiming the Derby title, ROS Bashing gave the winner a fair run for her money.

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  • May
    19
    Update on Wandering Soul


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    A bit perturbed by how events unfolded at the Derby for Wandering Soul, Kurt Kortisol has had to revamp his training protocol.

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  • May
    19
    Update on Conjugate Driven


    Conjugate Driven
    In the weeks following the Kentucky Derby, we received confirmation about this young bloke.

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  • May
    19
    Update on Aging Gracefully


    Aging Gracefully
    As the winner of the 2018 Kentucky Derby, Aging Gracefully encompasses the old saying, “You’re as young as you feel!”

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  • May
    19
    Catch Up on Your Favorite Horses Before the Preakness!


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    Do you remember?
    Aging Gracefully won the first ever Journal of Animal Science Annual Virtual Journal Derby! Have you been wondering how she is preparing for the Preakness?

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  • May
    16
    ​Interpretive Summary: Effects of a Dietary Supplement on Gastric Ulcer Number and Severity in Exercising Horses


    In April 2018, Translational Animal Science published an article that investigated the effects of a dietary supplement on the treatment of equine gastric ulcers

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