Department News and Updates! October 11, 2013


  • ALUMNI BBQ tomorrow at Feedlot. Please Attend. 11-3 pm
  • AAALAC Accreditation visit next week
  • Frank Mitloehner featured in “Legal Outlook: Is livestock production causing climate change?”


  • Juan Medrano, Angela Canovas, & Russ Hovey presented at the 10th International Milk Genome Conference held at UC Davis Oct 1-3
  • Fatou Tall visiting scientist from Dakar Senegal working with Janelle Belanger & Anita Oberbauer
  • Deanne Meyer presenting in Eureka, Rohnert Park & Hilmar
  • Lisa Lit invited presentation at College of Veterinary Medicine at University of Minnesota


  • Sara Place & Frank Mitloehner author “The Nexus of Environmental Quality and Livestock Welfare” in Annual Review of Animal Biosciences
  • Tom Famula coauthor on “Heritability of lenticular myopia in English Springer spaniels” in Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci.
  • Cass Tucker coauthor of “A comparison of 2 nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs following the first stage of a 2-stage fistulation surgery in dry dairy cows” in J Dairy Sci
  • Kim Stackhouse, Michele Calvo, Sara Place, YueePan, Yongjing Zhao, T Armitage, & Frank Mitloehner author “Growth promoting technologies reduce greenhouse gas, alcohol, and ammonia emissions from feedlot cattle” in J Anim Sci
  • Joy Mench & Cheryl Meehan coauthors of “An Epidemiological Approach to Welfare Research in Zoos: The Elephant Welfare Project” in Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science