Featured Articles

  • Aug
    08
    Interpretive Summary: Carcass and meat quality effects for polymorphisms


    An article published in the February 2019 Issue of the Journal of Animal Science investigated enhanced estimates of polymorphism effects on carcass and meat quality.

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  • Aug
    07
    Interpretive Summary: Nutrient use and individual requirements of lactating sows


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    A recent study in the Journal of Animal Science modeled and critically examined the variability of nutrient requirements among individual sows’

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  • Aug
    07
    August Highlight on Animal Smart


    Check out the August Highlight on Animal Smart and learn about showing livestock! Also, don't forget to sign your child/students up to be Jr. Animal Scientists!

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  • Aug
    05
    Congratulations 2019 National Award Recipients


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    The American Society of Animal Science would again like to congratulate all recipients of the 2019 National Awards.

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  • Aug
    04
    Hands-On Workshop


    The National Pork Boards Pig Welfare Symposium will offer hands-on workshops.

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  • Aug
    04
    Interpretive Summary: Gastrointestinal morphology and nutrient digestibility in weaned pigs


    A recent study in the Journal of Animal Science analyzed the correlation between enterocyte proliferation with intestinal morphology and nutrient digestibility in weaned pigs.

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  • Aug
    04
    Interpretive Summary: Increased energy and amino acid intake during late gestation of sows


    A recent article published in the Journal of Animal Science determines the effects of increased energy and amino acid intake during late gestation on sow performance.

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  • Aug
    01
    Interpretive Summary: Residual feed intake in beef cattle


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    An article published in the Journal of Animal Science compared protein turnover and nutrient transporters in the ruminal epithelium of high RFI and low RFI cattle.

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  • Aug
    01
    Interpretive Summary: Using dietary deoxynivalenol and oral lipopolysaccharides in broiler chickens


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    An article published in the Journal of Animal Science evaluated the effects of deoxynivalenol and lipopolysaccharide on the intestinal health of broiler chickens.

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  • Jul
    28
    More Protection for Animal Research Information


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    The Supreme Courts new ruling will offer more protection for animal research information.


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  • Jul
    28
    Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee


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    The public comments poured in after the second Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee meeting.

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  • Jul
    28
    U.S Gene Editing Regulations


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    The animal scientists and producers in the United States are questioning the proposed gene editing regulations.


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  • Jul
    28
    NIFA and ERS Headquarters Relocation Site


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    Fewer than half of the NIFA and ERS employees have signed up for the headquarters relocation to Kansas City.


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  • Jul
    28
    July 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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  • Jul
    24
    July Extra on Animal Smart


    Check out the July Extra on Animal Smart and learn about what a chicken comb is! Also, don't forget to sign your child/students up to be Jr. Animal Scientists!

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  • Jul
    24
    Lallemand Forward Scholarship


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    Calling all students and mentors - don't miss out on the opportunity for one of the Lallemand Forward Scholarships!

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  • Jul
    24
    Interpretive Summary: Benchmarking calving management practices on western Canada cow–calf operations


    An article recently published in Translational Animal Science researchers used a survey to help standardize current calving and colostrum management practices in cow-calf operations.

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  • Jul
    24
    Southern Section 2020 Symposia Suggestions


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    Don't miss your opportunity to send your symposium suggestions in for the 2020 Southern Section Meeting.

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  • Jul
    22
    Midwest 2020 Symposia Suggestions


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    Don't miss your opportunity to send your symposium suggestions in for the 2020 Midwest Section Meeting.

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  • Jul
    22
    And the Winner is.....


    Big Scoop Competition
    Check out which university came out on top of the Big Scoop Ice Cream Competition.

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