Animal Health

Animal nutritionist to share insights on conservation, education at Halver Lecture

Animal nutritionist Mark Edwards, formerly of the Smithsonian and San Diego zoos, will share insights in an upcoming talk hosted by the WSU Department of Animal Sciences. Edwards, now a professor at California Polytechnic Institute, gives the John E. Halver Lecture in Comparative Nutrition at 3:10 p.m. Monday, Oct. 26, at the Johnson Hall Auditorium, […]

Mark Edwards, formerly of the San Diego and Smithsonian National zoos, will talk about animal nutrition at the annual Halver Lecture, Monday, Oct. 26.

Animal Health, Cranberries

Animal Scientists Help Lead Projects Promoting Cattle Health With an eye toward bolstering the bottom line for dairy owners and cattle producers by unlocking the genetics behind bovine respiratory disease and feed efficiency, WSU animal scientists will play key roles in two U.S. Department of Agriculture competitive grants totaling more than $14 million. “The size […]

Animal Health, Animal Models

WSU Researchers Focus on Disease Management in Cattle Production With an eye toward bolstering cattle producers’ bottom line, a multidisciplinary team of WSU researchers is finding ways to reduce preventable disease and associated economic loss. If we can improve the efficiency of production through better disease management, that will have a positive gain to producers […]

BVD Teleconferences Scheduled March 14, 19, and 24

PULLMAN, Wash. – Dr. John Wenz, assistant professor of veterinary clinical sciences at Washington State University, will discuss a new Bovine Viral Diarrhea Control and Eradication Project with beef producers and local veterinarians and answer their questions during telephone conference calls scheduled from noon to 1 p.m. on March 14, 19, and 24. The goal […]

Okanogan Beef Information Days Set for Jan. 7 and 21 in Riverside

OKANOGAN, Wash. – Local and regional experts in cattle nutrition, economics, marketing, and animal health will be featured at the first annual Okanogan Beef Information Days on Jan. 7 and Jan. 21 at the Mount Olive Grange Hall in Riverside. The program is organized by Washington State University Extension and the Okanogan County Cattlemen’s Association. […]

Merial Licenses WSU DNA Testing Technology

PULLMAN, Wash. — Washington State University has signed a licensing agreement with Merial Limited., a world-leading animal health company, to commercialize DNA technology that will benefit beef and dairy cattle producers in the selection, breeding and management of their herds. The technology was originally developed by Zhihua Jiang, assistant professor of animal sciences. “We are […]