Category Welfare

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.

Talking to children about meat production

By Holly Webb, ASAS/ASAP communications intern Animal Production 2016 speaker highlight: Heather Bray Meat consumption preferences are usually established in early childhood, with children at some point learning the origins of the meat they consume. However, little is known about how animal production is discussed within Australian households or how children learn where their meat […]

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).