Monthly Archives: August 2016

Thank you, sponsors!

Major sponsors of Animal Production 2016, held in Adelaide, South Australia, 4-7 July 2016, included the following: University of Adelaide, Meat & Livestock Australia, Baiada, PIRSA, Elanco Animal Health, Australian Pork Limited, Gribbles Veterinary Pathology, Steggles and JBS Australia, and Primo.

ASAS announces new JASEdit service

The American Society of Animal Science (ASAS) recently launched a new service called JASEdit. The service provides three levels of review for authors who submit to the Journal of Animal Science and can be accessed pre- or post-submission to JAS. 

New issues of APS and JAS available online

The latest issues of Animal Production Science and the Journal of Animal Science are now online.

Conference abstract directory available

Want to find out more about the research presented at the Animal Production 2016 Conference in South Australia, held 4-7 July 2016? Brief communications from the speakers are available to read online – simply click on the link below and you will have access to the Conference Booklet (proceedings) and an online directory of two-page brief communications. Conference […]

Oral stomach tubing effectively collects ruminal dissolved hydrogen

By Jamie Hawley, ASAS Communications Intern July 29, 2016 – Ruminal gases include carbon dioxide, hydrogen, and methane. Hydrogen is an essential substrate for methanogens (methane-producing rumen bacteria) to produce methane, and also influences fermentation pathways in the rumen. Dissolved hydrogen is the form of hydrogen available to rumen bacteria. Little is known about how sampling techniques, […]

Conference highlights exciting revolution in animal health

Animal welfare was top of mind at last month’s Animal Production 2016 Conference in Adelaide, with more than 330 scientists, researchers, students, consultants and producers from across Australia and the world attending the three-day event.

ASAP becomes first international section of ASAS

Last month during the Animal Production 2016 Conference in Adelaide, ASAP members voted to officially join the American Society of Animal Science (ASAS) as its first international section.