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    May
    09
    Aging Gracefully WINS The Virtual Journal Derby


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    We have a winner! Congratulations to Aging Gracefully for a triumphant race!

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    May
    02
    Meet Sugar Link


    Sugar Link
    Young at heart, but old in the stomach, Sugar Link has a history of tummy troubles occasionally costing her a race title, but more often than not serving as her surefire strategy.

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    May
    02
    Meet HyperLoop


    HyperLoop
    HyperLoop is the epitome of the stereotypical high-strung Thoroughbred.

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    May
    02
    Meet ROS Bashing


    ROS Bashing
    At the beginning of the season, ROS Bashing raised red flags for poor performances in several races.

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    May
    02
    Meet Wandering Soul


    Wandering Soul
    With a home base in Sweden, Wandering Soul holds true to his name traveling the globe to the world’s most prestigious races.

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    May
    02
    Meet Conjugate Driven


    Conjugate Driven
    Young and spry, Conjugate Driven, already grips at the heartstrings for “Best in sob story”.

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    May
    02
    Meet Aging Gracefully


    Aging Gracefully
    Straight from the geriatric ward, Aging Gracefully appears to have an impressive career, but this may be due in part to having accumulated 16 years’ worth of earnings.

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    May
    02
    Equine Science Collection: Virtual Journal Derby


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    Over the next several days on Facebook, the Journal of Animal Science will give the names and information about one of 6 virtual racehorses. Take a look at whats to come!

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    Apr
    30
    Does the Long-Term Fiscal Picture Mean Trouble for Science and Innovation?


    This week the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its latest report on the federal fiscal outlook through FY 2028.

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    Apr
    30
    GMOs and Cancer – Fact vs. Myth


    Pick your search engine of choice and search “GMO’s and cancer” or “glyphosate and cancer” and depending on what algorithm the site is running, which may be based on your personal history, you can either get articles suggesting a link with cancer or not linked to cancer.

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    Apr
    30
    House Agriculture Committee Approves 2018 Farm Bill Language


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    On April 18th, House Agriculture Committee Chairman met to mark-up H.R. 2, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018.

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    Apr
    30
    Call for Input


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    The Australian Meat Processor Corporation (AMPC) has issued an international invitation to animal and meat scientists to participate in an initiative to identify strategic research streams to 2030.

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    Apr
    25
    Companion Animal Symposia at the 2018 ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting


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    Have you made plans to attend this year’s Companion Animal Symposia, during the 2018 ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting & Trade Show? Take a peek at this year's topics and speakers!

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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


    April JAS 2018
    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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