Featured Articles

  • Feb
    21
    Interpretive Summary: Effects of different antibiotic feeding programs on nursery pigs


    A recent article published in the January 2019 Issue of Translational Animal Science evaluated the incidence of morbidity, mortality, and growth performance on nursery pigs in a wean-to-finish facility undergoing two different antibiotic feeding programs.


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  • Feb
    18
    Interpretive Summary: Effect of PG600 on ewe performance when given during anestrus


    A recent article published in Translational Animal Science investigates the effects of varied levels of PG-600 and its impact on pregnancy rates when given during anestrus.

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  • Feb
    18
    ASAS Office is Closed Presidents Day


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    The ASAS office will be closed on Presidents day.

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  • Feb
    18
    Interpretive Summary: Flaxseed meal and oat hulls supplementation: Impact in growing pigs - 2


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    A recent study published in the January 2019 Journal of Animal Science, researches supplemented nutritionally balanced pig feed with flaxseed meal and oat hulls.

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  • Feb
    18
    WSASAS Call for Papers


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    We are looking for abstracts and proceedings papers for the 2019 WSASAS Section Meeting.

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  • Feb
    18
    Midwest Symposium Preview


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    Take a peek at what's to come during the Breeding and Genetics Symposium at the 2019 ADSA-ASAS Midwest Meeting.

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  • Feb
    14
    Midwest Meeting Preview


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    Learn more about the exciting symposia at this year's ADSA-ASAS Midwest Annual meeting.

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  • Feb
    14
    Interpretive Summary: Effect of xylanase on wheat and corn based diets of growing pigs


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    A recent article published in the January issue of the Journal of Animal Science evaluated how adding microbial xylanase to pig feed impacted the digestibility of wheat- and corn-based diets.

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  • Feb
    14
    Interpretive Summary: Pyrroloquinoline quinone supplementation on performance of weaned pigs.


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    A recent article published in the January issue of the Journal of Animal Science used pyrroloquinoline quinone disodium to supplement pig feed in order to evaluate it for potential benefits on post-weaning performance and gut health in pigs.

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  • Feb
    11
    Interpretive Summary: Flaxseed meal and oat hulls supplementation: Impact in growing pigs


    10Jan_JAS
    A recent study published in the January 2019 Journal of Animal Science, researches supplemented nutritionally balanced pig feed with flaxseed meal and oat hulls.

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  • Feb
    11
    Interpretive Summary: Effects of added dietary salt on pig growth performance


    In October 2018, Translational Animal Science published an article that investigated the effects of added dietary salt on growth performance of pigs.

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  • Feb
    11
    2019 ADSA and ASAS Midwest Meeting Update


    The Annual Meeting of the Midwest Branch of ADSA and the Midwestern Section of ASAS is fast approaching.

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  • Feb
    07
    February Spotlight on Animal Smart


    Check out the February Spotlight on Animal Smart and learn about iconic Aussie animals! Also, don't forget to sign your child/students up to be Jr. Animal Scientists!

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  • Feb
    07
    Become a Sponsor for ASAS


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    ASAS is looking for sponsors! There are numerous opportunities for all companies, large and small.

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  • Feb
    07
    Interpretive Summary: Genome-wide association study of lung lesions and pleurisy in New Zealand lambs


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    A recent article published in the Journal of Animal Science presents a genome-wide association study of lung lesions and pleurisy in New Zealand lambs to utilize information for alternative treatments to antibiotic use.

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  • Feb
    07
    Interpretive Summary: Essential oils and organic acids effect on weaned piglets


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    A recent study in the Journal of Animal Science evaluated the effects of essential oils and organic acids fed to post-weaned pigs on growth performance, immune function and fecal microbiome.

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  • Feb
    04
    Interpretive Summary: Ergot alkaloids induce vasoconstriction of uterine and ovarian vessels


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    A recent article published in the November 2018 Issue of the Journal of Animal Science investigates chronic exposure of ergot alkaloids on systemic blood flow to reproductive organs in cattle and the resulting consequences of reproductive function.

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  • Feb
    04
    Interpretive Summary: Articular injection with lipopolysaccharides


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    A recent study published in the Journal of Animal Science examined the effect of articular injection with LPS on systemic markers of inflammation.

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  • Feb
    04
    New February 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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  • Jan
    31
    USDA Begins Evaluating 136 Potential ERS and NIFA Relocation Sites


    The U.S. Department of Agriculture has begun evaluating 136 locations in 35 states as potential sites for the Economic Research Service and the National Institute of Food and Agriculture.

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