1. Dr. Luis Moraes' Article Selected as "Editor's Choice"

    Jan 18, 2018

    Dr. Luis Moraes' article “Predicting milk protein responses and the requirement of metabolizable protein by lactating dairy cows” in the January issue of the Journal of Dairy Science has been selected as an “Editor’s Choice” by the editor-in-chief, Matt Lucy. His article was featured prominently on the journal’s homepage for December and on the print journal’s January cover.

  2. Tri-State Sow Housing Conference

    Jan 9, 2018

    The Ohio State University, Michigan State University and Purdue University will host The Tri-State Sow Housing Conference on February 13th in Columbus, Ohio. Sow housing is still a very hot topic in the swine industry; it is estimated that only 24% of the US sow herd has transitioned to open pen gestation. However, the transition in housing is only half the battle. Understanding how to care for and manage animals in a group system is just as important.

  3. Dr. Francis Fluharty to Retire After 35 Years of Service

    Jan 3, 2018

    After 35 years of service, Dr. Francis Fluharty, Animal Sciences Research Professor, has announced he will retire in May 2018. His career has been devoted to assisting food animal producers through research and educational programs aimed at improving animal health and growth while improving profitability, part of his belief that “food animal agriculture must first be economically sustainable for farm families.”

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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.