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  • Jul
    06
    Events for Friday July 6th


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    Take a peek at what's happening at WCAP on July 6, 2018.

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  • Jul
    06
    Recap of “The Next Genetic Revolution Through Vets & Animal Scientists”


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    On July 5, 2018, Dr. Jennie Pryce opened the World Conference on Animal Production (WCAP) in Vancouver, BC with her keynote address discussing the next genetic revolution.

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  • Jul
    05
    Paperless!


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    This years meeting has gone paperless! Don't forget there will NOT be hard copies of the programs available.

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  • Jul
    05
    Download the App Today


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    Simply visit the Google Play Store or Apple App Store on your mobile device and search ASAS Meetings.

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  • Jul
    05
    Thank You WCAP & ASAS-CSAS Sponsors


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    Please take a moment to thank all of our sponsors for this years WCAP and ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting.

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  • Jul
    05
    Meet the WCAP Keynote Speaker


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    We are pleased to introduce you to Keynote Speaker, Dr. Jennie Pryce, of La Trobe University in Australia and Agriculture Victoria.

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  • Jul
    05
    Events for the Week


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    Take a peek at what is happing this week at the 2018 WCAP Meetings in Vancouver!

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  • Jul
    01
    Interpretive Summary: Temporal pattern changes in duodenal protein tyrosine nitration events in response to Eimeria acervulina infection in chickens


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    A recent article in the June 2018 Issue of the Journal of Animal Science was published by a laboratory focusing on protein tyrosine residue nitration in epithelial cells and their signal transduction processes during infection.

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  • Jul
    01
    Interpretive Summary: Poor feed efficiency in sheep is associated with several structural abnormalities in the community metabolic network of their ruminal microbes


    June JAS
    In a June 2018 article published in the Journal of Animal Science, researchers investigated the relationship between feed efficiency in sheep and their ruminal microbiomes.

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  • Jun
    28
    Don't Miss Out! Nobel Laureate to Speak at Nonruminant Symposia at the 2018 ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting


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    We are excited to announce Nobel Laureate, Dr. Luc Montagnier will be speaking during the Nonruminant Nutrition Symposium: New Swine Science in the Omics Era at the 2018 ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting & Trade Show.

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  • Jun
    28
    Interpretive Summary: Supplementation of fructooligosaccharides to suckling piglets affects intestinal microbiota colonization and immune development


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    The June 2018 Issue of the Journal of Animal Science published a study investigating the effects of orally supplemented fructooligosaccharides (FOS) on intestinal development in suckling piglets.

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  • Jun
    28
    Interpretive Summary: Effects of Lactobacillus reuteri LR1 on the growth performance, intestinal morphology, and intestinal barrier function in weaned pigs.


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    In a June 2018 article published in the Journal of Animal Science, researchers investigated the effects of probiotic supplementation on intestinal barrier function and morphology, immune response, and the growth performance of weaned pigs.

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  • Jun
    28
    Interpretive Summary: Investigation of maternal breed and rearing type on calf rumen microbiome from day 28 through weaning


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    As there is an increase in population, feed cost, and urbanization, it is becoming increasingly difficult to meet consumer demands.

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  • Jun
    28
    Interpretive Summary: The influence of age and environmental conditions on supplement intake and behavior of winter grazing beef cattle on mixed-grass rangelands


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    During the winter in the western U.S., harvested forages are used to meet nutrient requirements for grazing livestock, but the cost of these resources is increasing.

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  • Jun
    24
    Agricultural Biosecurity Coordination Network Funding


    NIFA recently announced a new funding opportunity for establishing an agricultural biosecurity coordination network as part of the request for applications (RFA) for the AFRI Foundational & Applied Science Program.

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  • Jun
    24
    Update on Food Labelling Regulations


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    Read more abut the new food labelling regulations meant to provide uniform and clear information to consumers.

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  • Jun
    24
    Interested in the ASAS Public Policy Committee?


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    The ASAS Public Policy Committee (PPC) was formed in 2009 to help ASAS shape public policy and public opinion related to all aspects of food animals and companion animals by engaging policy makers.

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  • Jun
    24
    D.C. Update


    Our D.C. representative, Lowell Randel provides the latest policy news coming out of Washington D.C.

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  • Jun
    21
    Events for Thursday


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    Take a quick peek at the events for Thursday June 21, 2018.

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  • Jun
    21
    Please Welcome Our New Board Member


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    Please welcome Kasey as the newest board member!

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