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  1. CHAIRE Holds Successful Welcome Event

    Dec 12, 2017

    The Center for Human-Animal Interactions Research and Education (CHAIRE) held its welcome event on Thursday, December 7. CHAIRE is committed to expanding our knowledge of the interrelationships between people, animals and the environment. Visitors of all ages were able to learn about CHAIRE, as well as, view and interact with animals representing CHAIRE’s four focus areas: welfare and behavior, conservation, zooeyia (positive health benefits on people of interacting with animals), and companionship.

  2. Student Participants and Visitors Enjoy the Processed Meats Product Show

    Dec 8, 2017

    The Processed Meats (MEATSCI 4510) class presented its final products to visitors who wanted to taste and judge the students' creations.

  3. Dr. Daniel Clark's Interest in Meat Science Shapes Research

    Dec 1, 2017

    Dr. Daniel Clark’s interest in meat science has shaped his research interests. His research in meat science and muscle biology will have health impacts for livestock and poultry, as well as economic impacts for producers and consumers.

  4. Animal Welfare Judging Teams Place First

    Nov 22, 2017

    The 2017 Animal Welfare Judging/Assessment Contest was held November 18-19 at Iowa State University (ISU) in Ames, Iowa. One of the two Animal Sciences' undergraduate teams and the College of Veterinary Medicine's team placed first in their respective divisions. Undergraduate Heather Pechtl was 1st place high individual for the undergraduate division. Team members on the first plce undergraduate team include: Grace Moeller, Taylor Klass, Anna Garrett, Heather Pechtl, Julia Rose and coach Monique Pairis-Garcia. Jillian Garrison was 4th place high individual in the veterinary division.

  5. 2017 Little International Results

    Nov 7, 2017

    The 2017 103rd Annual Saddle & Sirloin Little "I" (International) was held November 4, at the Beef, Swine, and Equine Centers in Columbus. There were approximately 60 participants in all of the competitions combined. The Little "I" events consisted of showmanship competitions in five livestock species (goats have been added this year), and a Ham and Corned Beef Curing Contest. The top two finishers in each category of the contest are listed below.

    Steeb Competition

  6. The Center for Human-Animal Interactions Research and Education (CHAIRE) Welcome Event

    Nov 7, 2017

    Please join us for an evening of food and fun as we introduce you to the new CFAES Center for Human-Animal Interactions Research & Education (CHAIRE).

    When: 5:00-8:00pm, December 7, 2017 (presentation at 7:00pm)

    Where: Price Arena, 111 Animal Science Building, The Ohio State University, 2029 Fyffe Ct., Columbus, OH 43210

  7. Dr. Eric England Uses Chemistry Background to Improve Meat Quality

    Nov 3, 2017

    Dr. Eric England is combining his background in chemistry with his research in meat science to improve meat quality. He is focused on understanding how biochemical mechanisms control the transformation of muscle and the resulting changes in fresh and processed meat quality.

  8. From Farm Gate to Dinner Plate Mini 509 Workshop

    Nov 3, 2017

    The Department of Animal Sciences and Ohio 4-H will host a two Saturday workshop that explores the impact of livestock practices on meat quality and consumer satisfaction. The event will be held February 17th and 24th from 8:30am-4:30pm in the Animal Science Building (2029 Fyffe Court, Columbus, OH 43210). The workshops are targeted towards youth (14-18 years old) and agriscience teachers. The registration deadline is December 15 and is limited to 40 seats on a first-come basis. The $10 registration covers both Saturday workshops. For more information or to register, contact Lyda G.

  9. Introductory Animal Sciences Laboratory Course Makes the Theoretical Relatable

    Nov 2, 2017

    The Introductory Animal Sciences courses are the first exposure many Animal Sciences students have to the scientific or research principles of their major. While the quantity of unfamiliar information in the lecture course (ANIMSCI 2200.01) may seem overwhelming, the laboratory course (ANIMSCI 2200.02) helps to provide hands-on experience and practice making the introductory theoretical information more relatable.

  10. Dr. Lisa Bielke's Early Agricultural Interests Lead to Research Improving Poultry Health

    Oct 27, 2017

    Dr. Lisa Bielke’s interest in poultry science began at an early age. Encouraged by support from family and educators, she has focused her research on improving poultry health.

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