Featured Articles

  • Jul
    16
    ASAS Statement on Executive Order Blocking Visas


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    Please take a moment to read the ASAS Statement on the Executive Order blocking visas.

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  • Jul
    13
    Interpretive Summary: Phenotypic relationships with RFI in native chickens


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    A recent article published in the Journal of Animal Science evaluated phenotypic relationships with RFI in native Wannan Yellow chickens.

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  • Jul
    09
    New Junior Animal Scientist - Burrowing Animals


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    Check out the most recent Junior Animal Scientist Magazine!

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  • Jul
    09
    New Junior Animal Scientist - Animal Protein


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    Check out the most recent Junior Animal Scientist Magazine!

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  • Jul
    09
    Interpretive Summary: The effect of maternal antibiotic use in sows on intestinal development in offspring


    A recent article in the Journal of Animal Science evaluated amoxicillin given to sows during late gestation impacts on the intestinal development of their piglets.

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  • Jul
    06
    Interpretive Summary: Feeding soy isoflavones to growing pigs with PRRSV


    A recent article in the Journal of Animal Science explored why soy isoflavones benefits pigs infected with PRRSV.

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  • Jul
    06
    JAS Impact Factor


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    The Journal of Animal Science has been recognized with the highest impact factor since 2014!

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  • Jul
    06
    ASAS Necrology Request


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    Please take a moment to remember those who have passed.

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  • Jul
    02
    Midwest 2021 Symposia Suggestions


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    Please take a moment to suggest symposia for the ASAS 2021 Midwest Section Meeting.

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  • Jul
    02
    Interpretive Summary: Ractopamine-supplemented feedlot lambs


    A recent article in the Journal of Animal Science researchers evaluated how heat stress impacted the growth, metabolism and cardiovascular function of feedlot lambs supplemented with ractopamine.

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  • Jul
    02
    Virtual Annual Meeting and Trade Show Program and Schedule


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    The meeting program and events website is available for the 2020 ASAS-CSAS-WSASAS Virtual Annual Meeting and Trade Show.

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  • Jun
    29
    Trump Seeks to Restrict Chinese Students


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    The Trump Administration plans to cancel visas for Chinese graduate students and researchers in the STEM field as a way to limit foreign involvement in research.

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  • Jun
    29
    NIH Releases Strategic Plan to Accelerate Nutrition Research


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    A new strategic plan for 2020-2030 NIH nutrition research has been released.

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  • Jun
    29
    Trump States U.S. will Withdraw from WHO


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    President Trump made an announcement in the White House Rose Garden that he would be stopping all funding to the World Health Organization and pulling out of the organization altogether.

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  • Jun
    29
    Oklahoma Meat Consumer Protection Act Passed


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    The Oklahoma Meat Consumer Protection Act was passed by the Senate and is now heading to the Governor’s desk.

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  • Jun
    29
    APLU and AAVMC Form Gene Editing Task Force


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    The Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities and the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges announced the creation of an eleven-person Gene Editing Task Force.

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  • Jun
    29
    Letter Sent to Seek Regulatory Reform for Small Meat Processing Plants


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    House Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee Republican members sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Agriculture to reevaluate regulations that implement obstacles for small meat producers.

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  • Jun
    29
    Meatpacking Facilities


    U.S. Department of Agriculture released a press release applauding the efforts of meatpacking facilities during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • Jun
    29
    The Pandemic’s Effect on Scientific Journals


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    Read more about how the pandemic has impacted scientific publishing.

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  • Jun
    29
    Executive Order Bans Green Cards and Work Visas Through End of Year


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    Read more about the executive order that will freeze green cards and most categories of foreign workers through the end of 2020.

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