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    Apr
    25
    Annual 2018 and WCAP Late-Breaking Abstracts


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    The submission site for late-breaking abstracts is now open and will remain open through Thursday, May 17, at 3:00 PM CDT.

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    Apr
    25
    Interpretive Summary: Characterizing the Acute Heat Stress Response in Gilts: I. Thermoregulatory and Production Variables


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    A recent article published in the 2018 March issue of the Journal of Animal Science investigates the relationship between thermoregulatory and production responses in pigs to acute heat stress.

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    Apr
    25
    Midwest Call for Committee Nominations


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    It is time for us to begin filling vacancies on the Midwest ASAS/ADSA Program Committees and Other Committees for the upcoming 2019 meeting and beyond.

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    Apr
    25
    Scientific, Ethical, and Economic Aspects of Farm Animal Welfare


    A recent report by the Council for Agricultural Science and Technology shows a growing emphasis on animal welfare regulations.

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    Apr
    23
    Interpretive Summary: Characterization of Inappetent Sheep in a Feedlot using Radio-Tracking Technology


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    In March 2018, Journal of Animal Science published an article that investigated using radio frequency identification (RFID) technology to track inappetent sheep in a feedlot.

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    Apr
    23
    Cactus Beef Symposium at the 2018 ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting


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    Have you made plans to attend this year’s Cactus Beef Symposium, during the 2018 ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting & Trade Show? This year’s symposium will be all day on Monday, July 9, 2018.

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    Apr
    23
    In Memory of Dr. Joe Fontenot


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    Joseph Paul Fontenot, 90, of Blacksburg, Virginia, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 17, 2018.

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    Apr
    23
    Western Graduate Symposium and Lunch


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    Please join us for “Feeding the generations: Navigating a career following higher education” during the student symposium luncheon at this years ASAS Western Section Annual Meeting.

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    Apr
    18
    April 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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    Apr
    17
    Welcome the New ASAS Policy Interns


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    We would like to take a moment to congratulate and welcome our new policy interns! We look forward to working with you all!

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    Apr
    17
    Interpretive Summary: Equine Feed Contamination and Toxicology


    A recent article published in the 2018 March issue of Translational Animal Science explored feed contamination and toxicology in equines focusing on the effects of chemical contaminants.

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    Apr
    17
    House Releases 2018 Farm Bill Language


    On April 12th, House Agriculture Committee Chairman Conaway released the committee’s draft language for the 2018 Farm Bill.

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    Apr
    17
    ASAS National Graduate Director Nominations


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    It is time to nominate the ASAS National Graduate Director! Please take a moment to review the application process.

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    Apr
    15
    Vote for Your Favorite 2017 JAS Cover


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    The Journal of Animal Science made incredible strides in 2017! To celebrate this banner year, Dr. Jim Sartin, Editor-in-Chief, would like to ask ASAS members to vote for their favorite cover design from 2017 on Facebook.

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    Apr
    15
    Interpretive Summary: Genetic Correlations Between Endo-Parasite Phenotypes and Economically Important Traits in Dairy and Beef Cattle


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    A study recently published in the March 2018 issue of the Journal of Animal Science explores the genetic correlations between endo-parasite phenotypes and traits in dairy and beef cattle.

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    Apr
    12
    New Animal Frontiers Issue


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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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    Apr
    12
    Animal Breeding and Genetics Symposia at the 2018 ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting


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    Have you made plans to attend this year’s Animal Breeding and Genetics Symposia, during the 2018 ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting & Trade Show?

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    Apr
    12
    February TAS Now Online


    A new issue of Translational Animal Science is now online! February 2018 (Volume 2, Issue 1).

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    Apr
    12
    March JAS Now Online


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    The new issue of the Journal of Animal Science is now online! March 2018 issue (Volume 96, issue 3)

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    Apr
    12
    Interpretative Summary: Zinc Injection as a Novel Castration Method in Beef Bulls: Effects on Performance, Behavior, and Testosterone and Haptoglobin Concentration


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    In March 2018, Journal of Animal Science published an article that investigated the use of a zinc injection as novel castration in beef bulls.

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