The Department of Animal Sciences and the College of Food Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Australian firm Agersens to do research on a virtual fence for livestock.
Once again the Department of Animal Sciences Chair, Dr. John Foltz, has shared his train sets to help decorate our offices. However, this year, both 110 Animal Science Building and 116 Plumb Hall had trains.
The 104th Annual Saddle & Sirloin Little "I" (International) was held October 20th, at the Beef, Swine, and Equine Centers in Columbus. The Little "I" events consisted of showmanship competitions in five livestock species (horses, swine, pig, sheep, and beef cattle).
This year's Buckeye Classic Meat Judging Contest featured a unique competition, the "Dean Team" (led by CFAES Dean Cathann Kress) vs. "Flash Team" (led by Animal Sciences Chair John Foltz). Both teams featured industry and educational leaders.
The Ohio State Poultry Judging Team recently competed in the 53rd National Collegiate Poultry Judging Contest, hosted by the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, Arkansas, on November 5th & 6th, 2018.
The Center for Human-Animal Interactions Research and Education (CHAIRE) plans to use therapy dogs with children whose families have been affected by opioid use. The dogs will provide emotional support and help the youngsters cope with what they've endured.