Department News and Updates! May 30, 2014


  • ANS Spring Awards BBQ June 3rd! See you there!


  • Ermias Kebreab & Andre Strathe coauthor of “Energy and nutrient deposition and excretion in the reproducing sow: Model development and evaluation” in J. Anim Sci
  • Cass Tucker co-author of “Evaluation of the sample needed to accurately estimate outcome-based measurements of dairy welfare on farm ” in J Dairy Sci
  • Trish Berger coauthor of “Reducing endogenous estrogen during prepuberal life does not affect boar libido or sperm fertilizing potential” in Theriogenology


  • Erika Scharfen, ANS grad and founder of Pennyroyal cheeses, won Gold and Best of Division, Hard Cheeses, while other cheeses won many other medals at the 2014 California State Fair Cheese Competition
  • ANS animal facilities toured by County Advisor Morgan Duran, Vista High School students & the Rio Vista HS Principal
  • ANS Sheep unit, Dana Van Liew & the outstanding Sheep students hold project lamb sale