Category Swine

The importance of a good start

Penny Young, ASAS/ASAP intern Many people could tell you that a runt animal will be affected by its poorer start over the course of its life, and this understanding has prompted greater research into how those early life events can have a lasting influence on an animal’s development. In biomedicine, this concept is known as […]

Monte Carlo simulation: Impact of pathway interventions on pork quality parameters

By Chloe Mitchell, ASAS/ASAP communications intern A paper recently published in Meat Science has outlined a method of estimating the impact of various animal and carcass treatments on pork eating quality, using analyses known as Monte Carlo simulations.

ASAS Midwest Meeting: Animal Behaviour, Housing and Well-being summary

By Chloe Mitchell and Holly Webb, ASAS/ASAP communications interns The 2016 ASAS Midwest Meeting was held on 15 March 2016 in Des Moines, Iowa. The Animal Behaviour, Housing and Well-being Symposium was host to numerous presentations on the challenges, solutions and innovations for animal well-being.

Conference keynote speaker in the news

Dr. Temple Grandin, keynote speaker at Animal Production 2016, held 4-7 July in Adelaide, is featured on collectible trading cards by the United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO).