Daily Archives: 2 February, 2017

Meet the 2017 USA Communications Interns

The Australian Society of Animal Production and the American Society of Animal Science offer two places each year for Australian students to travel to the USA to participate in an internship in science writing and communications. The internships are open to final-year undergraduate students enrolled in animal science or agriculture degrees, and are selected via […]

Current understanding of Acute Bovine Liver Disease in Australia

  Ashlee McEvoy ASAP/ASAS Intern  A paper recently published in MDPI has outlined the current published and unpublished understandings of acute bovine liver disease (ABLD) and its links to certain types of grass, fungi and toxins that the disease may be associated with. ABLD is a hepatotoxic disease principally affecting both beef and dairy grazing […]

Australia Day Honours List

Congratulations to Hugh Dove for his recognition as a Member in the General Division of the order of Australia (AM) in this year’s Australia Day Honours list. The Award citation for Hugh’s AM was, ‘For significant service to agricultural science as a researcher and editor, and to the study of animal nutrition.’  Hugh Dove was an Honorary Research […]

Chromium supplementation shows potential for heat stress management in pigs

Penny Young, ASAS/ASAP Intern New research from the University of Melbourne recently listed for review in Translational Animal Science finds that chromium supplementation may help to increase insulin sensitivity, normalize NEFA metabolism and reduce heat stress in pigs. Managing heat stress in animals is important from both economic and welfare perspectives, and the findings from […]

New issues of APS, JAS, TAS and Animal Frontiers available online

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