Micro-CT Adaptation Shines Light on What’s Inside a Chicken Bone
What do french fries, ice cream and chicken bone health have in common? Micro-CT technology can help researchers understand their structure. Sean Chen and Woo Kim just published their adaptations of micro-CT, showing its application to complex chicken bones.
All About Ammonia: New Research Could Improve Human Health and Animal Ag
Ammonia and myostatin have a complex relationship. Understanding it could help people with liver disease and poultry producers get more meat to more people. That's where Emily Miramontes comes in.
Big Data, Big Ideas: FAI Symposium Addresses Future of Animal Agriculture
The FAI's first International Symposium on Precision Systems and Data Analysis in Animal Agriculture brought data and animal scientists together to showcase technologies that'll help meet the challenge of feeding a growing world population.
Beckstead Talks Turkey (Diseases, That Is) With Poultry Health Today
An ounce of prevention is worth more than a pound of cure. Robert Beckstead talks disease prevention with Poultry Health Today.
On the Farm with Kelly Brannan: Alum Supports Research in Salisbury
Kelly Brannan works for NCDA&CS, but she's definitely part of the PDPS family. Read how this two-time alum describes how her work makes research happen.
Gut-sy Research: 2019 AFNC Grants Support Swine, Disease Projects
The AFNC has announced its 2019 grant awards - Matt Koci and Sung Woo Kim will both study animal gut health.
On The Farm with Joseph Stuckey: ‘Unpretty’ Science, Big Impact
What is the Waste Processing Facility all about? Waste may be in the name, but there's a lot more to it than 'taking out the trash'. Find out all about it as Joseph Stuckey explains his work.
On The Farm with Ryan Patterson: Helping Chicken Research Happen
Where the research happens: read about what goes on at the Chicken Education Unit from manager extraordinaire Ryan Patterson.
Small Spaces, Big Impacts: Isolator Gift Helps Grow Research Program
In 2018, Robert Beckstead's lab could test 8 possible treatments for turkey and chicken diseases. In 2019, they can test close to 350. That's 45X as many tests! How? By going small with isolators.
Award-Winning Impact: Anderson’s Research Recognized at 2019 IPPE
PDPS professor Ken Anderson has been investigating solutions to a tricky problem - what do to when disease strikes a poultry flock.