Animal Sciences

Canine Welfare Science Forum to offer resources for dog owners and canine professionals

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018 University News Story

An upcoming continuing education opportunity at Purdue University will address important aspects of providing a good quality of life for dogs.

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Plaut chosen to lead College of Agriculture

Thursday, May 17th, 2018 University News Story

Karen Plaut is the new Glenn W. Sample Dean of the College of Agriculture at Purdue University.

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Purdue researchers among authors of new farm animal welfare report

Tuesday, April 24th, 2018 University News Story

Five Purdue University researchers were among the authors of a new report examining the scientific, ethical and economic aspects of farm animal welfare.

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Cold spring leaves some livestock producers facing hay shortage

Monday, April 16th, 2018 University News Story

With unusually cold temperatures hindering the growth of cool-season pasture grasses throughout the state, two Purdue Extension specialists are offering management tips to Hoosier livestock producers looking to conserve their dwindling hay supplies.

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Purdue celebrates dedication of new animal sciences complex

Thursday, March 22nd, 2018 University News Story

Purdue University formally dedicated its new $60 million, 123,000-square-foot animal sciences complex during a ceremony Thursday (March 22).

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Purdue celebrates dedication of new animal sciences complex

Friday, March 16th, 2018

Purdue University will formally dedicate its new $60 million, 123,000 square-foot animal sciences complex in a ceremony March 22. The facility boosts the university’s commitment to Indiana’s vital food animal production industry by establishing a center for interactive student learning, advanced research and enhanced Extensionprogramming. “These wonderful state-of-the art classrooms, laboratories, and interactive spaces bring together…

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Purdue celebrates dedication of new animal sciences complex

Friday, March 16th, 2018 University News Story

Purdue University will formally dedicate its new $60 million, 123,000 square-foot animal sciences complex in a ceremony March 22.

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Overheated pigs may get the cooldown they need with Purdue technology

Wednesday, February 28th, 2018 University News Story

Modern sows are having more piglets than ever, and feeding those larger litters results in higher body temperatures. Air conditioning farrowing houses isn’t feasible, but Purdue University researchers have a solution: personal pig cooling pads.

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Extension’s annual Lambing School open for registration

Friday, February 9th, 2018 University News Story

Sheep and goat producers can brush up on lambing and kidding protocol and reducing newborn losses in time for the spring lambing season at a Purdue Extension workshop Feb. 24.

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Purdue poultry vet Patricia Wakenell receives Hovde Award for exemplary service to rural Indiana

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017 University News Story

When a deadly avian flu outbreak threatened the nation’s poultry industry in 2015, Purdue University’s Patricia Wakenell was at the forefront of efforts to contain the spread of the disease. That critical initiative, along with many other accomplishments throughout her career, contributed to Wakenell being honored with the 2017 Frederick L. Hovde Award of Excellence in Educational Service to Rural People of Indiana.

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