USDA’s Agricultural Resource Service has posted a new issue of its Healthy Animals online newsletter.
This quarterly publication compiles ARS news and expert resources on the health and well-being of agricultural animals and fish.
The current issue includes ARS research on:
Fish oil containing omega-3 fatty acids helps develop the immune systems of young, weaned pigs.
Mastitis, the United States' most costly dairy cow disease. Mastitis is an inflamation of the udder, caused by bacterial infection. It leads to lower milk production, wasted milk and a shorter life for infected dairy cows.
A new software program estimates the relative economic value of multiple beef cattle traits.
You can access the newsletter at: http://www.ars.usda.gov/is/np/ha/han15.htm