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  • Aug
    27
    August 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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  • Aug
    22
    Chemosensing of Nutrients and Non-Nutrients at DPP


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    At the 14th Digestive Physiology of Pigs Symposium, Doctors Depoortere and Roura discussed chemosensing of nutrients and non-nutrients in the human and porcine guts.

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  • Aug
    22
    Nutritional Geometry at DPP


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    Dr. Steven Simpson was the keynote speaker at this years Digestive Physiology of the Pig Symposium. Read more about what his presentation was about!

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  • Aug
    22
    Intestinal Immunology at DPP


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    Read about Dr. Brooke Humphrey's presentation "Linking intestinal immunity to applied approaches in pig nutrition," at the 14th Digestive Physiology of the Pig Symposium.

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  • Aug
    22
    New Animal Frontiers Online


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    A new issue of Animal Frontiers is out! Make sure to catch up with the featured articles.

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  • Aug
    22
    Midwest 2019 Symposia Suggestions


    ADSA® Midwest Branch and ASAS Midwestern Section members are invited to submit their ideas for symposia for the 2019 Midwest Meeting.

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  • Aug
    22
    Innovate 2018: Chef Bun Lai


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    The 2018 Innovate is truly embracing the concept of Innovation! Don't miss out on the Keynote Speaker, Chef Bun Lai.

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  • Aug
    20
    Interpretive Summary: Test duration for water intake, ADG and DMI in beef cattle.


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    A recent article published in the August issue of the Journal of Animal Science, evaluated the test duration necessary for collection of accurate water intake phenotypes in beef cattle.

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  • Aug
    19
    Interpretive Summary: Sow stress levels and behavior and piglet performances in farrowing crates and farrowing pens with temporary crating


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    In August 2018, Journal of Animal Science published an article that investigated the effects of farrowing pens with temporary crates, as an alternative to continuous crating, on sow and piglet welfare.

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  • Aug
    19
    Innovate 2018: Speaker Highlight


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    The 2018 Innovate is truly embracing the concept of Innovation! Don't miss out on great speakers like Dr. Jeffrey Hay and the Keynote Speaker, Chef Bun Lai.

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  • Aug
    15
    Interpretive Summary: Effect of engineered biocarbon on rumen fermentation, microbial protein synthesis, and methane production in an artificial rumen (RUSITEC) fed a high forage diet.


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    In an article published in August 2018 in the Journal of Animal Science, researchers studied how biocarbon affected rumen fermentation in an in vitro setting using the RUSITEC artificial rumen.

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  • Aug
    15
    September TAS Now Online


    A new issue of Translational Animal Science is now online! September 2018 (Volume 2, Issue 3).

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  • Aug
    15
    Innovate 2018: Speaker Highlight


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    The 2018 Innovate is truly embracing the concept of Innovation! Don't miss out on great speakers like, Dr. Ranjith Ramanathan.

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  • Aug
    13
    Innovate 2018: Scheduled to Speak Chef Philippe Parola, “Can’t beat ‘em, Eat ‘em!”


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    The 2018 Innovate is truly embracing the concept of Innovation! Not only do we have a series of top quality scientific presentations, we have added in several presentations by chefs.

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  • Aug
    13
    Interpretive Summary: Fecal microbiota composition changes after a BW loss diet in Beagle dogs.


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    In an article published in August 2018 in the Journal of Animal Science, researchers analyzed the fecal microbiota of obese beagles before and after they lost weight while on a low fat, high fiber diet.

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  • Aug
    13
    Interpretive Summary: Substituting ground woody plants for cottonseed hulls in kid goat feedlot diets: growth performance and blood serum chemistry.


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    In an article published in July 2018 in the Journal of Animal Science, researchers studied the effects ground woody plants, compared to cottonseed hulls (CSH), had on growth performance and health of kid goats (average age 6 months).

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  • Aug
    09
    Interpretive Summary: Effects of active dry yeast on ruminal pH characteristics and energy partitioning of finishing steers under thermoneutral or heat-stressed environment.


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    In an article published in July 2018 in the Journal of Animal Science, researchers studied how active dry yeast (ADY) supplementation affects the metabolism and rumen pH of feedlot steers under heat-stressed conditions.

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  • Aug
    09
    Midwest 2019 Symposia Suggestions


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    There is still time to submit your symposium suggestions for the 2019 ASAS Midwestern Section.

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  • Aug
    09
    2018 Innovate Conference


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    Registration is now open for the2018 Innovate Conference. This year’s conference will be held on September 9-11 at the ChâteauÉlan Winery & Resort in Braselton, GA.

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  • Aug
    09
    Interpretive Summary: Effects of increasing concentrations of an Escherichia coli phytase on the apparent ileal digestibility of amino acids and the apparent total tract digestibility of energy and nutrients in corn-soybean meal diets fed to growing pigs.


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    In an article published in July 2018 in the Journal of Animal Science, researchers added bacterial Escherichia coli phytase to pig feed. Their aim was to determine if phytase could increase the apparent ileal digestibility (AID) and apparent total tract digestibility (ATTD) of nutrients in a corn-soybean meal (SBM) diet in growing barrow pigs.

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