Featured Articles

  • Jun
    21
    Congratulations Award Winners


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    Please take a moment to congratulate all of the 2018 WSASAS Award Winners!

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  • Jun
    21
    Recap of "The effect of cow udder score on subsequent calf performance in the Nebraska Sandhills" at the 2018 WSASAS Beef Management Symposium


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    Catch up on what happened at the 2018 WSASAS Beef Management symposium with an interpretive summary.

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  • Jun
    21
    Recap of Dr. Barry Perryman at the WSASAS Beef Symposium


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    Catch up on what happened at the WSASAS Beef Symposium with this interpretive summary of Dr. Barry Perryman's presentation.

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  • Jun
    20
    Events for Wednesday


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    Take a quick peek at the events for Wednesday June 20, 2018.

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  • Jun
    20
    Good Luck to Competitors


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    This year at the 2018 WSASAS Annual Meeting, undergraduate and graduate students will compete by presenting their research in poster, written or oral formats.

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  • Jun
    20
    Highlights from the 2018 WSASAS Beef Symposium


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    During the 2018 WSASAS beef symposium, grazing and land management in the Western US was highlighted.

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  • Jun
    19
    Preview of Events for Wednesday


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    Take a quick peek at the events for Wednesday June 20, 2018.

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  • Jun
    19
    Don't Forget to Download the App


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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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  • Jun
    19
    Thank You Sponsors!


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    We would like to take a moment to thank our 2018 WSASAS Sponsors!

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  • Jun
    19
    Welcome to the Beef Symposia


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    Welcome everyone to the 2018 WSASAS Beef Symposium! Don't forget to join us at the 2018 WSASAS Welcome Reception Tuesday evening from 5-8pm.

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  • Jun
    18
    Interpretive Summary: Evaluation of four raw meat diets using domestic cats, captive exotic felids, and cecectomized roosters


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    Animal scientists say a raw meat diet is a good source of protein for cats, but pet owners may need to supplement with other nutrients.


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  • Jun
    18
    Interpretive Summary: Effect of sterilization and of dietary fat and carbohydrate content on food intake, activity level, and blood satiety-related hormones in female dogs


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    In October 2016, Journal of Animal Science published an article investigating how spaying female dogs and feeding them different diets impacts their food intake, activity, and hormones.

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  • Jun
    18
    Interpretive Summary: Avocado meal: A novel dietary fiber source in feline diets


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    An article published in the August 2017 issue of the Journal of Animal Science evaluated avocado meal as a fiber source in feline diets.

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  • Jun
    18
    Interpretive Summary: Fecal microbiota composition changes after a BW loss diet in Beagle dogs


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    An recent article published in the May 2018 issue of the Journal of Animal Science explored how weight loss affects the fecal microbiota in obese Beagle dogs.

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  • Jun
    18
    Interpretive Summary: Endogenous fat loss and true total tract digestibility of poultry fat in adult dogs


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    In a July 2017 article published in the Journal of Animal Science, researchers evaluated the true total tract digestibility, apparent total tract digestibility and endogenous fat loss in dogs fed differing ratios of fat to carbohydrates.

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  • Jun
    18
    Why Being an Animal Scientist is Awesome


    Life as an animal scientist definitely has its perks. One proclaims it could be thee most coveted position on Earth.

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  • Jun
    14
    Interpretive Summary: Identification of differentially expressed proteins in testicular semen of sex-reversed female (XX) and normal male (XY) rainbow trout.


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    An article published July 2017 in the Journal of Animal Science begins such comparisons by investigating expressed proteins in testicular semen of sex-reversed female (XX) and normal male (XY) rainbow trout.

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  • Jun
    14
    Interpretive Summary: Prospecting genomic regions associated with columnaris disease in two rainbow trout breeding populations.


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    A study published in August 2017 in the Journal of Animal Science investigates the genetic variance of columnaris disease (CD) associated with two rainbow trout populations.

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  • Jun
    14
    Interpretive Summary: Identification of oxidatively modified proteins during cryopreservation of carp semen.


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    In an article published in the April issue of the Journal of Animal Science, authors compared the degree of protein oxidation between fresh, fresh-diluted and cryopreserved carp semen.

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  • Jun
    14
    Interpretive Summary: Rearing in captivity affects spermatogenesis and sperm quality in the greater amberjack, Seriola dumerili (Risso, 1810)


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    In September 2017, Journal of Animal Science published an article investigating the impact of rearing in captivity on spermatogenesis and sperm quality in greater amberjack.

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