The Poultry Podcast Show - #50 - Enhancing bird performance through proper lighting management the poultry podcast show Aug 17, 2023

Lighting is incredibly important for birds as it affects their behavior, physiology, and overall well-being. Various lighting components, such as light intensity, wavelength, and day length, play a significant role in bird performance and welfare. Properly managing lighting conditions can greatly...

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Poultry Nutrition Blackbelt - #9 - From lesions to losses: investigating subclinical necrotic enteritis - Part I the poultry nutrition blackbelt Aug 16, 2023

Subclinical necrotic enteritis, caused by the bacterium named Clostridium perfringens, can lead to performance losses due to compromised nutrient absorption arising from localized lesions in the intestinal tissue. With an innovative model based on the natural uptake of C. perfringens from the...

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The Beef Podcast Show - #38 - The Art of Marbling: Connecting Nutrition and Muscle Development the beef podcast show Aug 16, 2023

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Skeletal muscle growth constitutes a crucial multifaceted biological process  for meat quality, particularly in beef production, with a notable focus on beef marbling. Comprehending these intricate elements and their interplay is essential for producing premium meat that aligns...

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The Dairy Podcast Show - #49 - Mineral Matters: Enhancing Livestock Health in Dairy Farming the dairy podcast show Aug 15, 2023

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Trace mineral nutrition is often underestimated in agricultural education, yet it remains indispensable for ensuring optimal livestock health and productivity. These minerals play a vital role in numerous physiological processes, and their deficiencies can give rise to severe health...

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The Swine it Podcast Show Canada - #21 - Improving Biosecurity Compliance in the Swine Industry the swine it canada podcast Aug 11, 2023

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Robust biosecurity compliance is imperative for the Canadian and global swine industry. Aligning rigorous biosecurity protocols with employees' varied routines and habits poses challenges. Also, quantifying impact continues to be a daunting task, as does supplanting unfruitful...

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The Pet Food Science Podcast Show - #9: Improving the Safety and Shelf Life of Pet Food with HPP the pet food science podcast Aug 09, 2023

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Innovation plays a vital role in every industry, and the pet food sector is certainly no exception. One emerging technology that is rapidly gaining momentum in this field is High-Pressure Processing (HPP). This groundbreaking method is revolutionizing the preservation of raw...

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The Beef Podcast Show - #37 - Modernizing Vitamin and Mineral Inclusion for Beef Cattle the beef podcast show Aug 09, 2023

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With advances in genetics and livestock practices, the beef industry has evolved over the years. However, current references for vitamin and mineral inclusion are outdated, failing to address the animals' modern needs. Our guest (and also our co-host!), Dr. Stephanie Hansen, a...

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Poultry Nutrition Blackbelt - #8 - Genetic aspects and molecular mechanisms of wooden breast in broilers the poultry nutrition blackbelt Aug 09, 2023

Over the years, US poultry farming has evolved into a leading global food-producing industry. However, it faces various challenges, including the wooden breast condition in broilers. In this episode, Dr. Majid Shakeri from the USDA shares his research on this critical issue. The woody breast...

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The Feed Science Podcast Show - #7 - Grains Without Borders: The International Grains Program the feed science podcast Aug 08, 2023

Global agriculture heavily relies on feed manufacturing. Various practices are followed worldwide, reflecting regional agricultural commodities, labor practices, and socioeconomic conditions. These practices offer insights into how different regions approach feed production and how U.S....

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The Dairy Podcast Show - #48 - Applying Ruminant Microbiology in Real-World Cattle Management the dairy podcast show Aug 08, 2023

Feeding ruminants goes beyond just nourishing the animal itself. It heavily revolves around supporting the ruminal microbiota. The role of microorganisms in ruminants is crucial for obtaining the necessary nutrients and ensuring optimal performance. Dr. Todd Callaway, an expert from the...

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The Poultry Podcast Show - #49- Fighting an invisible enemy: safeguarding poultry from microbial threats the poultry podcast show Aug 08, 2023

 Microbiology plays a pivotal role in the poultry industry as it ensures the health, welfare, and productivity of poultry. Thus, understanding poultry microbiology is crucial for preventing and controlling infectious diseases and guaranteeing the safety of poultry products for human...

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The Pet Food Science Podcast Show -#8 - Sustainability Challenges and Innovations in the Pet Food Industry the pet food science podcast Aug 03, 2023

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Sustainability is undoubtedly a hot topic in the 21st century and the concern surrounding the theme prompts specialists, consumers, and the pet food industry to question how the pet food industry relates to it. In this episode, Dr. Kurt Rosentrater, an esteemed professor at Iowa...

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