Department News and Updates: February 26, 2021

News

NEWS & EVENTS

  • Who knew? Our very own Dr. Mienaltowski has a twin brother (see papers listed below) who is also an academic at Western Kentucky University.

AWARDS & GRANTS

  • Amy McLean was awarded a grant by the Morris Animal Foundation to study “Development of a mule grimace scale and use of smart halters to recognize pain in mules post castration”

SEMINAR

  • 3/1/21 Dr. Jon Oatley from Washington State University will present on “Surrogate Sires®: Next Generation Breeding Tool in Livestock Production”

RESEARCH

  • Andrea Schreier, Joel Van Eenennaam and others published "Spontaneous autopolyploidy in the Acipenseriformes, with recommendations for management" in Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries. 
    https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11160-021-09637-z
  • Oona Vanhatalo, John Henderson, Ubaldo De La Torre, Carissa Garrity, Monica Pechanec, Andrew Mienaltowski, Annie King and Michael Mienaltowski published “Research Note: Evaluation of the incidence of white striping and underlying myopathic abnormalities affected by fast weight gain in commercially fed broiler chickens”  in Poultry Science.
    https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0032579121000547
  • Joy Mench co-authors the book Broiler Chickens: Animal Welfare in Practise, 5M Publishing.
     
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